October 23, 2019  |  10:50 am

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a registered sex offender after he exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl at a Mandeville-area bus stop.

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office received a report of an unidentified white male in a suspicious vehicle exposing himself and masturbating while attempting to talk with a juvenile while the girl was waiting for her bus during the morning hours of October 16.

Pursuant to an investigation, detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Juvenile Crimes Unit were able to positively identify the man as Timothy Addison (DOB 6/30/1986), a registered sex offender residing in the Mandeville area.  

Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Addison who was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday, October 22.

He was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on one count each of L.R.S. 14:106 Obscenity and L.R.S. 14:81 Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile. 

“I’m extremely pleased that our investigators were able to identify and apprehend this individual,” Sheriff Randy Smith said. “The safety of all our citizens, especially our children, is a top priority.”