Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Jimmy Travis reports the arrest of 62 year-old Rufus Addison of Loranger after an investigation ensued alleging Addison was inappropriately involved with a high school student.
The TPSO's Juvenile Division was contacted by the principal of a Hammond area school, after they discovered Addison (a contracted bus driver) had been communicating inappropriately with a female student.
As a result of the investigation, Addison was arrested and charged with Pornography Involving Juveniles, Indecent Behavior, and Computer-aided Solicitation of a Juvenile
Prior to the arrest, the school issued a statement to parents informing them of the investigation, and stating the subject was no longer associated with the school in any way.
**All persons accused of a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty**