ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - According to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office, Joe C. Alaniz, 57, of Pierre Part, has been arrested on charges of sex crimes against a child.
An investigation revealed that Alaniz had inappropriately touched a 14-year-old child on multiple occasions. Additionally, officials discovered evidence of Alaniz engaging in inappropriate sexual-related conversations with the juvenile victim.
Alaniz is charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile, molestation of a juvenile, and felony sexual battery.
Alaniz was booked into the parish jail and remains there pending a bail hearing.