Houma man arrested for molestation of a juvenile

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Sheriff Tim Soignet states that Detectives with the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit arrested a Houma man for one count of Molestation of a Juvenile.



​Sheriff Soignet states that the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified of incidents involving Paul Lodrigue Jr and a juvenile family member in which he touched the juvenile in an inappropriate manner. After the investigation by the Special Victim’s Unit was complete, Paul Lodrigue Jr was arrested for one count of Molestation of a Juvenile and is being held at the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex on a $200,000 bond.

​Sheriff Soignet states that “Investigations such as this show why I saw the need to create a specialized division of detectives to address these sensitive cases.” Sheriff Soignet asks that anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985)876-2500 or the Bayou Region Crime stoppers at 800-743-7433.