Man busted for bringing teen to a bar
POSTED: Friday, July 8, 2011 - 1:52pm
UPDATED: Friday, July 8, 2011 - 2:09pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — An Abbeville man was busted for brining his 16-year-old kid to a bar in Lafayette just after midnight on Friday, July 8.
The Lafayette Police tell us Joe Duhon, III, 38, allowed his son to go with him to the popular local bar, Nite Town, located on Jefferson Street. Police say an employee spotted the teen and asked for his ID. When they realized he was underage, they brought him to Police.
The teen was questioned just after midnight. While he was being questioned, Duhon called his son on his cell phone from inside the bar, asking where he had gone to.
When Duhon walked out of the bar, he was met by Police and was placed under arrest. He has been charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. The 16-year old was released into the custody of a family member. Nite Town was not placed under any fault in this case.
The case is still under investigation.