St. Landry deputies arrest sex offender with 7 social media profiles used to solicit juveniles
POSTED: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:41am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:36pm
St. Landry Parish (NBC33) — The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office reported that registered sex offender, Adam Hayes Shilow of Eunice was arrested for indecent behavior with juveniles, pornography involving juveniles, computer aided solicitation of a minor, unlawful use of social networking and failure to comply as a sex offender.
According to reports, a joint investigation between the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office, revealed that Shilow was allegedly having illegal communication with a 12 year old juvenile in New York.
Investigators were able to confirm that Shilow had seven active profiles on social networking sites. This activity is prohibited under the terms and conditions of his release and probation, in addition to the sex offender conditions placed on him.
Authorities remind parents that it is very important to routinely monitor their children’s social networking sites.
If you believe Shilow contacted your child on any social networking site, you are urged to call the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office at 948-6516.
Shilow is being held at the St. Landry Parish Jail with no bond.