A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy was arrested on Friday for allegedly forcing a mother to perform oral sex on her 1-year-old son, telling her it “was his fantasy.”
St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin Ambeau said the now-fired Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, coerced Iyeseha Todd, 26, to perform oral sex on her infant son while he recorded it on Thursday afternoon.
Jones is charged with principle to first-degree rape and possession of child porn. Todd is charged with first-degree rape and incest.
Video of the incident was sent to an unnamed woman via Facebook. She immediately showed police and had them investigate the incident.
“In my 16 years as Chief of Police, I have never seen anything so disgusting and sickening in my life,” Ambeau said during a press conference.
Ambeau said the two-minute video was recorded at 4:38 p.m. Jones was off duty at the time, but arrived at the house to serve a warrant for a traffic ticket at 3 p.m. while he was still on the clock. Surveillance videos from the neighborhood confirmed that Jones drove to the home in his police cruiser and was in uniform at the time of the incident.
The mother has cooperated with investigators and told them she was scared to go to jail and complied when Jones coerced her to molest the child. Jones allegedly told her “that was his fantasy.”
“For someone to have that type of fantasy, he’s a sick individual. He needs help,” Ambeau said.
Jones knew the police were on to him and called out of work on Friday, saying he had a family emergency, Ambeau said. He was arrested at 11 p.m. that night and his job as a deputy was terminated immediately.
Ambeau said he has reached out to the Baton Rouge Office of Homeland Security to see about bringing federal charges against Jones and Todd. He called it the worst case he’s seen in his 30-year law enforcement career.
The infant was placed in the care of Child Protective Services after the incident and is now with his grandmother.