THIBODAUX, LA (WVUE) - A registered sex offender is back behind bars after police discovered his Facebook profile, a violation of his parole.
According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, 41-year-old Dickie Naquin is the third registered sex offender this year police have arrested for creating a social media profile.
Agents with Louisiana Probation and Parole contacted the Sheriff's officer on march 11 after they discovered Naquin's Facebook profile. Naquin had previously denied owning and operating any social media pages, a violation of his parole, but investigators found photos of Naquin on the page and even found that he identified himself as a sex offender on the site.
Deputies used this evidence to obtain a warrant for his arrest on charges of Unlawful Use or Access of Social Media and violation of Registration of the Sex Offenders and Child Predators Statute.
Naquin turned himself in to police on March 12 and is being held in he Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $3,500 bond.
According to the LPSO, Naquin is the third person to be arrested this year for creating a social media profile as a registered sex offender. Twenty-eight-year-old Christopher Poincot of Golden Meadows and 26-year-old Christopher Poincot of bayou Blue were both arrested in February for Unlawful Use or Access of Social media.