Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Lt. Col. Bobby Webre reports the arrest of Kevin Jones, a Tier III Sex Offender, who was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender in Ascension Parish on Tuesday, January 12.
Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Division received a crime stoppers tip relating to the whereabouts of Jones in the Jefferson Parish area on Monday, January 11.
As a joint investigation, detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals followed up on the tip which led investigators to a residence in Marrero Tuesday morning. Information received led detectives to the current whereabouts of Jones where he was located at a cellular store in Harvey, Louisiana and arrested.
Jones was transported to the Jefferson Parish Jail and booked as a fugitive and will be transported to the Ascension Parish Jail at a later date.