FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. Wayne McInnis
Office: (504) 712-2234
Date: January 11, 2012
SEXUAL PREDATOR ARRESTED
On January 11, 2011, Mitchell J. Rousse, W/M, age 32, of 124
Dianne, Patterson Louisiana, was arrested for one count of
computer-aided solicitation for sexual purposes and three (3)
counts of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile.
The undercover operation began on March 2011, when a Kenner
detective went into an online chat room posing as a juvenile
female from Kenner. Mitchell Rousse, who used the screen name
“knight.michael79,” contacted the detective via the chat room.
From the onset, Rousse knew he was chatting with a juvenile
female. During the course of numerous chats, Langston solicited
to have sex with the juvenile female. During three occasions,
Langston sent photographs of his exposed penis.
If convicted, Rousse will be required to register as a sex
offender and faces imprisonment at hard labor for not less than
two (2) years or more than ten (10) years. With multiple
charges, however the sentence could be up to twenty-five (25)
The Kenner Police Department has been and will continue
aggressively going after individuals who use the Internet to
sexually exploit juveniles from the city of Kenner.
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.
Sgt. Robert McGraw is investigating this incident.