Twenty-One Sex Offenders Arrested in Calcasieu Parish

Calcasieu Parish – Earlier this summer, detectives assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations examined the online Internet activities of registered sex offenders in Calcasieu Parish.  Troopers coordinated their investigative efforts with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Homeland Security Investigations, Louisiana Probation and Parole, Lake Charles City Police, and the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office in a joint investigation.

The investigation, named "Operation Off Limits," revealed that numerous sex offenders were utilizing a social networking site in violation of Louisiana state law.  State law prohibits registered sex offenders convicted of certain enumerated crimes involving minors from accessing a social networking website.  As a result of the investigation, arrest and search warrants were obtained by detectives.

On September 3, 2014, warrants were served by agencies involved in the investigation.  The individuals listed below were charged with unlawful use of social media (LRS 14:95.1) by the Louisiana State Police.  In addition, these individuals were charged with failure to provide sex offender status notification on their social media page by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office (LRS 15:542.1D).  They were booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center.  Bond was set at $17,500.

    Jennifer Baccigalopi, W/F, age 33, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    John Joseph Baccigalopi, Jr, W/F, age 45, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Roy Shawn Fafard, W/M, age 45, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Paul Emery Harris, W/M, age 31, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70607.
    Willie James Lanthier, W/M, age 41, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70607.
    Zavier Ywon Lewis, B/M, age 40, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Eugene Henry Moore, B/M, age 44, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70607.
    Brian James Sapia, W/M, age 34, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Derek Jay Ledoux, B/M, age 33, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Andrew Moss, Jr, B/M, age 32, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Christopher Charles Robinson, B/M, age 33, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Jarrett Paul Thomas, B/M, age 22, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Renado Renard Keelen, B/M, age 28, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Todd James Lavergne; W/M, age 44, Hayes, Louisiana 70646.
    David Paul Richard, W/M, age 32, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Donovan Demond Roane, B/M, age 18, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Recoe Harris, B/M, age 33, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Antwon Mackdavid Sewell, B/M, age 21, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615.
    Layton Taylor, W/M, age 44, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.
    Adrian McKinsey Walker, B/M, age 30, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601.

The following individual was charged with failure to provide sex offender status notification on her social media page by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office (LRS 15:542.1D) and was booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center.  Bond was set at $7,500.

    Natalie R. Lewis, W/F, age 34, Sulphur, Louisiana 70663.

Investigators will continue to target registered sex offenders who choose to ignore laws that are designed to protect others.  The investigation is continuing and additional arrests are possible.


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