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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 20, 2013

NORFOLK, Va., mAN sENTENCED FOR SEXUALLY ABUSING MINORS AT FORT POLK BASE

LAKE CHARLES, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Renounte Abdul Jackson, 20, of Norfolk, Va., was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to 27 months in prison and five years of supervised release for two counts of having abusive sexual contact with minors. Jackson pleaded guilty August 15, 2013.

According to the evidence presented at the guilty plea, Jackson was at a party at an unoccupied residence on the Fort Polk Military base July 18, 2012. He admitted to having sexual contact with a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old girl at different times that night. He also provided alcohol to those attending the party, including minors.

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command conducted the investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel J. McCoy prosecuted the case.

Updated January 26, 2015