Investigation by the LBI
Results in Felony Arrest
BATON ROUGE, LA - The Louisiana Bureau of Investigation (LBI), under the
direction of Attorney General Jeff Landry, today arrested a former Tangipahoa
Parish Probation and Parole Officer.
“Our elected and appointed officials are expected
to respect the public’s trust and follow the law,” said General Landry. “My
office is dedicated to investigating crimes and bringing to justice those who
break the law, especially public servants who abuse their power. I am proud of
my LBI agents for their professionalism and dedication to ending public
Shane Chaisson, 39 of Robert, was arrested on one felony count of
Malfeasance in Office. While working as a Probation and Parole Officer,
Chaisson allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with a person under the
supervision of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. He was arrested
and booked into the Livingston Parish Jail as a Fugitive from the LBI. Chaisson
was later transferred to Tangipahoa Parish Jail.