MONROE, La. – A trio of Monroe men have been arrested and each face a child trafficking crime for sexual purposes.
According to an affidavit attached to the warrant, the Ouachita Township Sheriff’s office received a lead on a missing youth, which prompted detectives to speak to 34-year-old Alonzo Markel Taylor.
- Alonzo Taylor
- Demario Randle
- Leroy Abraham
During the interview with Taylor, Taylor allegedly admitted to police that he had sex with the teen at his home on April 3, 2021. Taylor then stated that he had arranged for him and the teenager to be moved to another apartment in Monroe for 33 years -old Demario Randle.
When MPs spoke to Randle, he allegedly admitted picking up the youth and Taylor at Taylor’s and then moving them to another house in Monroe. He also allegedly admitted making the decision to take the youth to the home of 35-year-old Leroy Abraham.
The delegates then spoke to Abraham. The affidavit states that Abraham spoke to Randle about bringing the youth to Abraham’s home. Abraham then allegedly told MPs that Taylor had the youth brought to Abraham to “pimp them”. Abraham also allegedly admitted to MPs that he had sex with the youth in exchange for “room and board”.
All three men were arrested by the Ouachita Township Sheriff’s office on April 7, 2021 and sent to the Ouachita Correctional Center. Each man has been booked for a child trafficking crime for sexual purposes. They are each held for a bond worth $ 250,000.
At the time of publication, Taylor did not have a mug shot on the Ouachita Correctional Center booking page. We will update this item with its mug shot as soon as it becomes available.