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Scott Man Arrested on Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile Charges

(St. Martinville, LA.)- In February, investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of suspected Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile regarding a juvenile subject. An investigation was initiated into the allegations, and during the course of the investigation, investigators learned that a second juvenile subject was also a victim of suspected Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile by the same suspect.

At the culmination of the investigation, a Warrant of Arrest was obtained and last night, agents with the Western District of Louisiana United States Marshall’s Violent Task Force executed the Arrest Warrant and arrested the suspect, Joshua Rideaux, 24, Scott, LA.

Following his arrest, he was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and was subsequently extradited to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center where he was booked in on the below charges.


LA. R.S. 14:80-Carnal Knowledge Of A Juvenile-2 counts (Felony)


At the time of this release, no bond had been set.