Nov 18, 2013 4:06 PM by Letitia Walker
St. Mary Parish deputies say they arrested 21-year-old Jose Lisandro Barajas-Birrueta from Patterson on the following charges:
- Enticing persons into prostitution, 3 counts
- Contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile
- Illegal use of a weapon
- Computer aided solicitation of a minor
Deputies say they were responding to an armed robbery complaint when they made contact with Barajas-Birrueta. During their investigation, Barajas-Birrueta allegedly showed deputies text messages discussing the exchange of money for sexual acts. Deputies say they also learned that he and another male subject discharged a firearm on Highway 182 in the Patterson area and Barajas-Birrueta allegedly gave a 16 year old female a pack of cigarettes. Barajas-Birrueta was transported to the parish jail; no bond has been set.