Source: American Press
A Lake Charles man has been arrested in the rape of an 11-year-old, authorities said.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kim Myers said Donald James O. Ellis Jr., 27, 1349 John Belle Road, was arrested June 1 after an investigation revealed he had inappropriately touched an 11-year-old girl.
During the investigation the victim told detectives the incident happened the previous night while she was staying at a family member’s home, Myers said.
When detectives spoke with Ellis he confirmed the allegations against him.
He was arrested and booked in the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with first-degree rape.
Judge Ron Ware set his bond at $100,000.
Det. Kara Adams is the lead investigator on this case.