Local news reporter Eric Adolphus Cox, also know on air by Eric James, was arrested today in Hamel Park.
Shreveport police say 37 year old Cox was arrested by an undercover vice agent and booked into the Shreveport city jail for one count of obscenity. The Louisiana Obscenity statute is defined as exposure of one’s private parts in a public place.
Cox is the education reporter at KTBS TV in Shreveport.
KTBS 3 management released this statement: “We have heard the report of his arrest. We are in the process of gathering more information and investigating the matter. In the meantime, Eric James has been placed on administrative leave.”