CAUGHT: BRPD arrests man wanted for failing to register as sex offender

CAUGHT: BRPD arrests man wanted for failing to register as sex offender

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Thanks to a tip from Crime Stoppers, the Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a man who was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. The man, James Baloney, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and will be transferred to the Ascension Parish Jail at a later date.

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The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reported it is actively searching for James Baloney, 38, who was last seen in the Donaldsonville area.

He is 5-foot-11 and weighs about 270 pounds.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call APSO at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to an anonymous tip line or contacting Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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