Dec. 19th Four Men Arrested for Soliciting Children Over Internet

From the Louisiana State Police:

BATON ROUGE- On December 17, 2007, the Louisiana State Police Special Crimes Unit along with representatives from St. Landry Parish Sheriffs Office, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office and the Internet Protection Agency began an operation designed to protect the children of Louisiana from sexual predators who use the internet to lure their victims. The two-day operation culminated in the arrest of four suspects. The joint operation is continuing their investigation and expects to arrest three additional suspects in the near future.

Additional suspect information will be made available as soon as they are custody.  The following suspects have already been arrested during this

operation:

1.    David Hoffman: W/M, DOB 05-25-58

408 Speedway, Winona, MS

Arrested - 12/17/07

Charges: 14:81.3 (Two counts of computer aided solicitation of a

juvenile)

2.    Matthew Anderson: W/M, DOB 10-3-78

10163 Angela Drive, Denham Springs Louisiana

Arrested- 12/18/07

Charges: 14:81, (Indecent behavior w/ juvenile), 14:81.3 (Computer

aided solicitation of a juvenile)

3.    Russell Cogan W/M DOB 12-28-47

Kentwood, Louisiana

Arrested- 12/19/07

Charges: 14:81.3 (Computer aided solicitation of a juvenile)

4. Tony Sinitere: W/M, DOB- 9-10-66

115 Briarwood, Franklin, LA

Arrested- 12/19/07

Charges: 14:81.3 (Computer aided solicitation of a juvenile)