Man that engaged in sexual relationship with minor sentenced

Published 7:03 am Friday, April 22, 2022

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States District Judge James D. Cain, Jr. sentenced Isaac J. Fontenot, 23, of Church Point, Louisiana, was sentenced to 46 months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for sexual abuse of a minor.  Fontenot was also ordered to register as a sex offender.  In October 2020, when Fontenot was 22 years old, he engaged in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 15 years old. Fontenot knew that the victim was a minor but continued having sexual relations with her.  He pleaded guilty to the charge on November 30, 2021.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Coushatta Tribal Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John W. Nickel.