PIERRE PART – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Joe C. Alaniz, Jr., 57, of 126 Rene Street, Apt. 6, Pierre Part, LA on sex crimes charges against a child.
An investigation by Sheriff’s detectives indicated that Alaniz had inappropriately touched a fourteen-year-old child on multiple occasions. Additionally, detectives seized evidence of Alaniz engaging in inappropriate sexual-related conversationswith the juvenile.
Investigators applied for arrest warrants for Alaniz charging him with:
*Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile
*Molestation of a Juvenile
*Felony Sexual Battery
Alaniz was arrested at his home. He remains in the parish jail pending a bail hearing.