High-tech crime unit nabs Metairie man

High-tech crime unit nabs Metairie man
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 2:16pm

A Metairie man has been arrested on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer-aided solicitation of a minor, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Eugene L. Dimm Jr., 58, of Metairie, was arrested on June 24 as a result of a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Dimm was booked into the Jefferson Parish Prison.

If convicted, Dimm could face up to10 years in prison and would have to register as a sex offender.

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has earned a solid reputation for vigorously monitoring, arresting, and prosecuting online child predators. The Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit has investigated thousands of computer crimes such as identity theft, Internet fraud, and cyber-stalking. Yet most of the unit’s investigations have involved crimes against children--boys and girls ranging from the ages of six- months-old to 17-years-old. Investigators have said computer-facilitated child exploitation impacts children of all races and socio-economic levels. To report suspected cases of Internet crime, call 1-800-256-4506.

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