Convicted sex offender arrested on new allegations involving juvenile

Convicted sex offender arrested on new allegations involving juvenile
Gerald Etienne, 54, has been arrested for aggravated sexual battery and failure to register as a sex offender. Etienne’s girlfriend, Sharica Semien, 37, has been arrested as an accessory after the fact. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

IOWA, La. (KPLC) - A man already convicted of a sex offense is accused of having inappropriate contact with a juvenile.

The Iowa Police Department began investigating the new complaint against Gerald Etienne, 54, in February, according to Iowa Police Chief Keith Vincent.

The investigation also found Etienne was registered to one address, but living at another, Vincent said.

Etienne has been arrested for aggravated sexual battery and failure to register as a sex offender.

Etienne’s girlfriend, Sharica Semien, 37, has been arrested as an accessory after the fact.

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