Police: Man who attempted to meet 14-year-old for sex arrested in undercover sting
Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Dwayne LaGrange said that Romano has been in the greater New Orleans area working as a contractor. It was while in the area that he struck up an online conversation with the alleged 14-year-old girl. Romano eventually set up a time and place to meet the girl, and when he arrived he was arrested by officers.
LaGrange said that the Sheriff’s Office would not release how often or for how long Romano chatted with the undercover officer because it would jeopardize ongoing and future investigations.
“We want to do everything we can to get these people off the streets,” he said.
Romano, who was apprehended on Ormond Boulevard, was charged with attempted carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
When Cameron’s mother put a stethoscope to Jamie Napolitano’s chest and heard her...
Forty workers with AT&T’s Luling work center walked off their jobs at 7 a.m. today...
Targeting events with the most crowds, St. Charles Parish Public Schools has...
A $1.4 million bid has been awarded to Barriere Construction Co. in Boutte to...
Molly the pony is a Sea Biscuit kind of story that offers the hope that anyone can...
When it comes to insurance, the catastrophe can linger long after the devastation...
When you visit Dr. Joshua C. Patella and his team at Patella Dental, you are our top priority. Our entire general dentistry team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. We believe that teeth should look and feel
Festival of Charities crowns 2015-16 royalty to help charitable causes - 613 views
Festival of Charities crowned new royalty on Aug. 9 in Destrehan at the American Legion Home.