Police say Caddo Parish man had sexual relationship with 2 teens

Police say Caddo Parish man had sexual relationship with 2 teens
Caddo Parish Jail
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 12:14pm

Authorities arrested a 30-year-old registered sex offender from Greenwood Friday for having sex with minors, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Deputies began investigating Justin Butch Beckham after learning a 16-year-old girl had been talking and texting with him through the use of a cellphone. Authorities learned the two met through mutual friends several years ago and recently began a sexual relationship,

According to Sheriff’s Detective Jared Marshall, the girl was aware Beckham is a sex offender. He was convicted in 2007 for simple rape.

Detectives also identified a second juvenile victim who said she had a sexual encounter with Beckham when she was 14.

Additionally, deputies said Beckham created and maintained a Facebook account using the false name “Bradley Pitt.” As a registered sex offender, he is prohibited by law from having a Facebook account.

Beckham was booked into Caddo Correctional Center for indecent behavior with juveniles, computer-aided solicitation of a minor, two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and unlawful use of a social networking website.

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