Louisiana police Lt. accused of paying for sex in South Dakota

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State Police lieutenant has been put on administrative leave after being arrested in South Dakota for allegedly paying a prostitute.

Louisiana State police said in a news release that the 20-year department veteran was in Rapid City for a work-related conference when he was arrested about 3 a.m. Tuesday on the misdemeanor charge of “hiring for sexual activity.”

The news release says the sheriff’s office in Pennington County, South Dakota, has turned the case over to the Pennington County States Attorney’s Office.


September 23, 2022