31-year-old man arrested for having sexual relationship with teen, providing her drugs

Photo provided by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 12:45pm

A 31-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly participated in a sexual relationship with a juvenile and provided her with illegal drugs.

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the mother of a teen girl called law enforcement after her daughter went missing for four days. She believed her to be staying with Adam Delafose of Opelousas.

“Our detectives were able to locate the juvenile at a residence on Pavy Street belonging to Delafosse,” Cpt. Megan Vizena, St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office, said. “Delafosse told investigators that he did have sexual intercourse with the juvenile and he also admitted to engaging in drug activity with the victim.”

Delafosse was arrested and charged with Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile and Use of a controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of a Person under the Age of Seventeen. He was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail.

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