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First Degree Rape of 8 Year Old - Suspect is 15 Years Old - Wednesday, May 23, 2018

 

DATE:             WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      FIRST DEGREE RAPE OF 8 YEAR OLD – SUSPECT IS 15 YEARS OLD

 

LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of a 15-year-old juvenile on charges of First Degree Rape.

On or about April 7, 2018, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of sexual assault upon an 8-year-old.

Information received indicated that the 8-year-old had been raped twice within the last 2 years by a 15-year-old suspect.

Investigators determined that the victim had been raped twice on separate occasions at a residence in Labadieville since the victim was 6 years old.

Based upon information developed by detectives, a warrant was obtained for the 15-year-old juvenile’s arrest.

The suspect turned himself in on May 22, 2018 accompanied by his parent.

The juvenile suspect was booked on a count of First Degree Rape.  The suspect was transported to a juvenile facility pending court proceedings.

 

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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