Two online predators busted by undercover agents
Two Shreveport men have been arrested on separate occasions over the past few days for contacting teen girls through a social networking site with the intension of having sex.
Homer S. Alexander, 52, was arrested Friday after he contacted what he believed to be a 14-year-old girl in a social networking site over a five-day period in late April. He explained in detail to the girl, who was actually an undercover Bossier Sheriff’s agent, sexual acts he wanted to perform with her. Alexander even sent explicit nude photos of himself to the girl. On Friday, he rented a hotel room to meet the girl for sex, however, he was met by detectives who found Alexander in possession of a condom and Viagra.
Alexander was arrested and charged with computer-aided solicitation of a minor, indecent behavior with a juvenile, obscenity and possession of a legend drug. Alexander is a registered sex offender from another charge of indecent behavior with a juvenile in 2005. His bond is set at $100,000.
In a similar case, William T. Allen IV, 34, was arrested April 24 on warrants obtained following a multi-jurisdictional investigation involving the Bossier Sheriff’s Department, Springhill Police Department, and the Northwest Louisiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
In February, Allen contacted online what he believed to be a 14-year-old girl from the Springhill area to meet her and engage in sexual activity with her, however, she was an undercover agent. That agent coordinated with the undercover agent from the Bossier Sheriff’s Department, and Allen even began corresponding with her, thinking he was again speaking with a 14-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity. Allen described lewd and lascivious acts he wanted to perform with the girls and even sent them explicit photos of himself performing crude acts.
Allen was initially arrested by the Springhill Police Department on March 12, at which time officers seized a vehicle, computer, camera and a firearm. Arrest warrants were then issued by the Bossier Sheriff’s Department after viewing Allen’s computer which identified specific information about the solicitation of the second agent from Bossier who he thought was also a 14-year old girl.
Allen turned himself into the Bossier Maximum Security Facility Max April 24. He has been charged with computer-aided solicitation of a minor, indecent behavior with a juvenile and obscenity with a bond of $100,000. He faces similar charges by the Springhill Police Department.