On Thursday, July 9, 2015, St. John the Baptists Parish detectives arrested Kerrian Clofer, 26, on a judicial court ordered arrest warrant for second-degree kidnapping. She was arrested at a family members residence on Sleepy Redwood in LaPlace. Clofer was wanted in connection with an ongoing cruelty to a juvenile investigation. On June 23, Davana Tripps was arrested in connection with the same investigation.

The investigation revealed that Kerrian Clofer purposely took the juvenile with her to Calcasieu Parish and kept the juvenile hidden. The investigation is ongoing. Detectives will seek additional arrest warrants if the findings of the investigation warrant it.

Clofer remains in custody in lieu of a $30,000.00 bond.

See Related Release: Davana Tripps Arrested for Severe Child Abuse