Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Department Charge A Houma Man with 1st Degree Rape

Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said that on Thursday, March 29, 2018, Terrebonne Parish detectives received a complaint from a concerned citizen regarding a minor child, under age 10, being raped by an older man.

TPSO detectives interviewed a parent of the minor female child who was unaware of the allegations. After speaking with the parent there was a forensic interview conducted with the child and she described details of the sexual abuse. There were multiple alleged encounters that occurred within the last month. The suspect was who was identified as Jon Michael Jones is an acquaintance of the victim’s family.

On this same evening at approx. 8:00 p.m. Jones was picked up at his residence, 295 Carlos St. Houma, La. and transported to the Sheriff’s Office where he was questioned by detectives.

After further investigation, 45 year old Jon Michael Jones, of Carlos St. Houma, La. was arrested for 1st degree rape and transported to the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex where he remains on a $100,000.00 bond.