UPDATE 7/16/2021 - As the investigation continued from the July 16, 2021 arrest of Julian ‘Trey’ Aucoin III, other potential victims were identified and interviewed. Based on those interviews, an arrest warrant was issued for Aucoin.
On Friday morning, Aucoin was taken into custody by State Police without incident and has been booked into the Acadia Parish Jail on the charge of:
LA RS 14:43.1 sexual battery of a juvenile under 13 years of age
This is an on-going investigation.
Acadia Parish - On Friday, April 16, 2021, Detectives with the State Police Special Victims Unit received information indicating that 37-year-old Julian ‘Trey’ M. Aucoin III of Rayne communicated with a juvenile in a sexually explicit manner. During the course of the investigation, Detectives learned that Aucoin used an electronic device to solicit the juvenile for sexual purposes and allegedly had sexual contact with the minor. Based on their investigation, a warrant for Aucoin’s arrest was obtained.
Aucoin was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail for Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile and Computer-Aided Solicitation of a Minor. This case remains under investigation.
Louisiana State Police remains committed to targeting child predators who seek to abuse children in our state and around the country. The LSP Special Victims Unit predominantly focuses on rescuing victims and delivering justice to the perpetrators of crimes involving the exploitation of children and the trafficking of humans for sex or labor. Citizens with information pertaining to crimes against children should contact the Louisiana State Police at 1-800-434-8007 or visit http://dpsweb.dps.louisiana.gov/suspicious.nsf/WebForm?OpenForm to file an online complaint.