GRAND ISLE, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police say they arrested a sex offender who was prepared to pay for a sexual encounter with a 6-year-old girl.
30-year-old Wade Perkins of Grand Isle faces attempt and conspiracy to commit first degree rape. Investigators say they received information that Perkins was trying to locate and purchase a child for sexual purposes.
Authorities booked him into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center. Perkins is a sex offender in Michigan. State Police say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected.