Man arrested for trying to meet underage girl in undercover sting

An Ascension Parish man has been arrested and charged with trying to meet with who he thought was an underage girl in Livingston Parish, arrest records show.

Darryl Felder of Prairieville, was arrested on January 20.

Investigators say he drove from his home in Prairieville to Livingston Parish to meet who he thought was a 15-year-old girl. When he arrived, HSI agents were waiting.

Felder was arrested and charged with one count of coercion and enticement of a minor for sexual purposes. He’s being held on federal charges in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Sources close to the investigation tell Unfiltered with Kiran that Felder is being investigated for close to a dozen other similar instances. They say that some of his victims may have been friends with his daughter and slept at his house.

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