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.