POSTED: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 2:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 2:34pm
HAMMOND, LA (NBC33) — A Loranger man is behind bars tonight because deputies say he was soliciting minors with drugs and alcohol in exchange for sexual favors. Additionally, he is charged with intentionally spreading the AIDS virus to those teens.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Dufrene, 42, is said to have purchased the booze and drugs for miniors in the Hammond area.
The investigation into the allegations began on March 19, 2012.
Dufrene was arrested on three counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Aggravated Rape, Sexual Battery, and Intentional Exposure of the AIDS virus.
Additional charges could be forthcoming.