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First Degree Rape - Tuesday, August 8, 2017

DATE:            TUESDAY, AUGUST 08, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      FIRST DEGREE RAPE – TERRANCE DUPATY

 

BELLE ROSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Terrance Dupaty, 20, of 135 Dorseyville Lane, Belle Rose, LA, on charges of First Degree Rape in connection with an incident near Belle Rose on March 21, 2017.

On April 3, 2017, Sheriff’s investigators responded to a complaint of a rape which allegedly occurred at the north Assumption Parish home. 

The juvenile complainant advised detectives that the suspect entered her bedroom and proceeded to rape her.  The victim struggled with Dupaty but her resistance was overpowered.

Detectives obtained information during the initial and subsequent investigation which corroborated the victim’s statements.

An arrest warrant was applied for and received on August 3, 2017 charging Dupaty with one count of First Degree Rape.

Dupaty was arrested at his residence on Friday, August 4, 2017.  Dupaty was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on charges of:

            *First Degree Rape

Dupaty remains incarcerated in lieu of $100,000 bond.

 

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