JANUARY 18, 2018
TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM: SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT: SECOND ARREST IN BRIBERY
SCHEME – TYRONNE TUCKER, JR.
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland
Falcon reports the arrest of Tyronne Tucker, Jr., 22, of 111 Gold Street,
Napoleonville, LA, in connections with a bribery case stemming from a rape
dating back to August of 2017.
As a result of the rape case, Terrance Dupaty, 21, of
135 Dorseyville Lane, Belle Rose, LA, was arrested and charged with forcible
Shortly thereafter, investigators received information
that Dupaty had solicited assistance from Tucker to bribe the victim in the
rape case to drop charges and not testify against him.
Investigators were able to show that Tucker did in
fact offer the victim money to dissuade her from testifying.
Dupaty was charged earlier in the bribery case.
Tucker was arrested on Monday and booked into the
Assumption Parish Detention Center on:
Bribery (1 Count)
Tucker awaits a bond hearing.
For additional information concerning this News
Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at