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First Degree Rape / Thirteen Year Old Juvenile Suspect - Thursday, July 18, 2019

DATE:             THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON        





BELLE ROSE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that on July 4, 2019, detectives were summoned to a local hospital in connection with the alleged rape of a young child.


Through investigation, detectives determined that the child had been victimized at a residence in Belle Rose earlier that day.


As a result of that investigation, detectives were able to identify a 13-year-old male subject as the suspect.


On July 9, 2019, a verified complaint charging the 13-year-old suspect with First Degree Rape was filed.  The suspect was arrested and incarcerated.  A 72-hour hearing was held and the court ordered that the juvenile remain in custody.




For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


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