The Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal says that detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registry Division have arrested 39-year-old Ronald Pradia of New Iberia for indecent behavior with a juvenile.  Detectives say Pradia was already a registered convicted sex offender who had recently been released from jail on November 14, 2012 on unrelated charges.

Ackal says a report was made to detectives yesterday that their was inappropriate conduct between Pradia and children at a home were he was visiting for the night.  After deputies conducted an investigation, a warrant was issued for Pradia’s arrest. Pradia arrested and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on a 100,000 dollar bond.