FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Detective Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: July 4, 2010
arrested and charged with Obscenity
KENNER - A Kenner man on parole with a long history of
obscenity arrests and convictions has been arrested again.
Ricky Scott, 55, who provided the
home address of 3040 Marietta Street in Kenner was arrested and
charged with the crime of obscenity after an incident at the
Wal-Mart, located at 8912 Veterans Boulevard in Kenner.
At approximately 2:10 p.m. Saturday, July
3, 2010, an off duty Kenner Police officer working a security
detail at the Wal-Mart was approached by a complainant who
wished to remain anonymous.
The complainant informed the
officer that it appeared that Scott was in the electronic
section of the store masturbating while watching a young boy.
The Kenner Police Officer including
Wal-Mart Security located Scott and detained him.
After reviewing the surveillance
video in the store, it was confirmed that Scott was in fact
masturbating while watching a boy who appeared to be between the
ages of 9 and 13 in the electronic section.
Scott was arrested and charged with
the crime of obscenity.
At the time of this press release, Scott
remains in the custody of the Jefferson Parish Correctional
Center in Gretna.
Bond has not been set.
Scott was also booked with a
detainer for parole violations.
Scott was on parole at the time of
his arrest for the crime of obscenity until 12-23-2010.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with
information concerning this incident, to call the Kenner Police
Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Officer Nicholas Patterson is the investigating officer.