Why are these people allowed to roam the streets of our cities? Someone like this is clearly a danger to our children.
A registered sex offender has been arrested after he was seen watching children through binoculars and fondling himself from the other side of the property.
Talbert Ortego, 57, of 506 Byron Street in Pineville has been charged with unlawful presence of a sexual predator and for not carrying the required sex offender ID.
Pineville police say at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a complaint was called in. Officers tracked Ortego down in the 2500 block of LA 28.
Through their investigation, it was discovered that Ortego was registered with Pineville Police Department as a sex offender and was arrested.
In 1994, Ortego pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated rape. He is classified as a Tier 3 sex offender. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison.