66-yr-old arrested, accused of trading drugs for juvenile pornographic images

James Gregoire, 66, of Pierre Part, was arrested for multiple drug and sex charges against a juvenile.

The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office recently received a complaint in which Gregoire was identified as a suspect in numerous sex crimes upon a juvenile.

From that investigation, deputies said Gregoire allegedly committed numerous sex crimes upon the victim in question through social media.

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon said Gregoire allegedly communicated with the victim requesting certain pornographic pictures in exchange for illegal drugs and then did allegedly provide illegal narcotics to this individual.

Officials believe Gregoire made additional offers sexually to the juvenile, which the juvenile declined.

Detectives secured a search warrant for Gregoire’s home. They reported finding various illegal drugs.

Gregoire was arrested and charged with:

​*Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor (Felony)

​*Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles (Felony)

​*Distribution of Marijuana

​*Distribution of Methamphetamine

​*Misdemeanor Sexual Battery

​*Attempted Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles

*Solicitation of Prostitution (1 Count) (Felony)

Gregoire was also previously charged with:

​*Possession or Distribution of Drug Paraphernalia

​*Possession of Xanax (Alprazolam) (Felony)

​*Possession of Methamphetamine (Felony)

​*Possession of Marijuana – 1st Offense

*Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Sheriff Falcon suggested parents should talk to their children and if there are other potential victims, to please contact the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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