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Louisiana State Police Lieutenant arrested for soliciting prostitute

Kirk Thibodeaux was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested.
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SOUTH DAKOTA, USA — A Louisiana State Police Lieutenant was arrested and placed on administrative leave after allegedly soliciting a prostitute, according to a press release.

Kirk Thibodeaux, who was assigned to the Transportation Safety Services/Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, was charged with hiring for sexual activity. 

The press release says that the encounter occurred at around 3:00 a.m. on September 20 at a hotel in Pennington County, South Dakota. Thibodeaux was allegedly in the state for a work-related conference. 

In South Dakota, the hiring for sexual activity charge is a class 1 misdemeanor. The Pennington County States Attorney's Office will be handling the case, the press release said.

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