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Former probation officer accused of sex with parolee

Shane Chaisson, 39 (Source: La. Attorney General) Shane Chaisson, 39 (Source: La. Attorney General)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

State authorities arrested a former Tangipahoa Parish probation and parole officer for allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a person under the supervision of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

Shane Chaisson, 39, of Robert, was arrested Thursday on one felony count of malfeasance in office.

He was arrested and booked into the Livingston Parish Jail.

“Our elected and appointed officials are expected to respect the public’s trust and follow the law,” said Attorney General Jeff Landry. “My office is dedicated to investigating crimes and bringing to justice those who break the law, especially public servants who abuse their power. I am proud of my LBI agents for their professionalism and dedication to ending public corruption.”

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