Guilty Plea in Case Involving Prostitution of Girl, 14

Feb 7, 2019

A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty in a federal child sex trafficking case.

Federal court records show that Pascal Calogero III of Metairie entered the plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

He was charged in September in a bill of information accusing him of paying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl and of joining with others to arrange prostitution dates for the underage girl with other men. Calogero will find out his sentence at a June 5 hearing.

The charge of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a child carries a possible life sentence.

Calogero, who was 59 at the time of he was charged in September, is the son of the late Pascal Calogero Jr., a former Louisiana Supreme Court Justice.