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