Clayton Man Charged In Attempt To Lure 'Teen'

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 A Clayton man was charged Saturday with a variety of crimes, after he allegedly tried to use Craigslist to reach a 14 year old girl to arrange a sexual encounter.

In a statement, Detective Paige Taylor said the sheriff's department and the district attorney's office had received a complaint from a 'concerned parent' about Kenneth Paul Louviere, 43.

Based on a Craigslist posting, which was to a 'known female,'  Louviere began texting and emailing what he thought was the 14 year old, according to the statement. In fact, the texts and emails were goiing to a detective.

Louviere allegedly arranged to meet the teen Saturday in the Town of Watertown, where he was arrested and charged with luring a child, attempted rape, second degree, attempted criminal sex act, second degree.

He was ordered held on $20,000 bail.

Saturday, April 19, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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