June 8, 2023


A Shreveport man accused of molestation of a juvenile pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court Tuesday, June 6, 2023.


Eddie Ray Taylor, 63, admitted to molesting a juvenile under the age of 17, who was only 8 years old when the molestation occurred. Taylor was the babysitter for the juvenile at the time of the crime.


District Judge Ramona Emanuel sentenced Taylor to 10 years at hard labor. Taylor must register as a sex offender for 15 years upon release, and a permanent protective was put in place for the victim.


Taylor was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Brittany Arvie. He was defended by Katie Ferguson.


The case was docket No. 392819.