Authorities say 26-year-old Laurent Scott was living with a woman and her children at a home on Robins Road in Geneva.
Police were working on a tip from a neighbor when they found Scott in the home.
Scott is wanted on burglary and child molestation charges in Louisiana.
He is being held without bond at the Geneva County jail.
Authorities from Covington, Louisiana are expected to pick him up in the next few days.