Filed as a sex offender since 2012, a 41-year-old man was remanded in custody on Monday, May 15. He is suspected of raping a 4-year-old boy who he babysat.

[Updated May 15, 2023 at 6:50 p.m.] A 41-year-old man, listed as a sex offender since 2012, was remanded in custody on Monday, May 15. He is suspected of having raped a 4-year-old child of whom he was the babysitter. The Dauphiné Libéré had revealed its indictment, a few days earlier, after a complaint filed by the parents. How could this resident of Bourgoin-Jallieu, who had been on file as a sex offender for more than ten years, continue to look after children during this period? His profile was available on several sites specializing in babysitting according to Le Dauphiné Libéré.

The 41-year-old man was placed on the sex offender registry in 2012 following his conviction for possession of pornographic images. The man was also indicted for “possession and habitual consultation of child pornography images”. The child’s complaint was the trigger to open an investigation into the forties. The little boy confided to his parents that his babysitter allegedly raped him several times.

Since his first conviction, the suspect is said to have babysat more than 200 children. This order picker used his free time to be a babysitter. Investigators are now trying to find out if this resident of Bourgoin-Jallieu could have made other potential victims.

Rodolphe Costantino, lawyer for the Childhood and Sharing association, sweeps away the effectiveness of filing with Franceinfo: “In reality, a file cannot be a prevention tool. It just helps with investigations. In terms of prevention , it’s zero.” By law, only the judicial authorities, the police, the gendarmerie, the prefects or the registrars specially authorized by the heads of penitentiary establishments can consult the File of perpetrators of sexual or violent offenses (Fijais). The persons present in this list only have the obligation to justify an address at least once a year with the authorities.