Mother of Juvenile Escapee Arrested in New Orleans

Published 10:54 am Wednesday, June 7, 2023

New Orleans – Detectives from the LSP Criminal Investigation Division – New Orleans Field Office have continued to investigate the incidents surrounding the escape and apprehension of 17-year-old Curtis Tassin. Through the use of numerous investigative means, detectives were able to determine that Tassin’s mother, 32-year-old Kenione Rogers, provided transportation to Tassin in the events following his escape from the Juvenile Justice Center. Given the findings, on June 5, 2023, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Rogers through the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court for Principle to Simple Escape, Accessory after the fact to Simple Escape, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. On June 6, 2023, Rogers was arrested in New Orleans and booked into the Orleans Parish Prison. This case remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

June 1, 2023 – On May 31, 2023, the Office of Juvenile Justice announced that a 17-year-old Curtis Tassin escaped from their custody while being transported to the Juvenile Justice Center in New Orleans. The LSP Criminal Investigation Division – New Orleans Field Office has worked tirelessly to gain information regarding the Tassin’s whereabouts. On June 1, 2023, through collaborative efforts with the New Orleans Police Department Special Operations Division, the Tassin was located in Algiers and taken into custody.