Posted: Sep 21, 2010 10:46 AM
Updated: Sep 21, 2010 11:18 AM
On Monday September 20, 2010 Juvenile detectives with the Lafayette Parish sheriff's Office arrested 49 year old Emile Daniel Richard of Lafayette on 3 counts of Aggravated Rape.
Earlier this month Sheriff's Office Detectives received information from an individual who claimed they had been sexually assaulted by the suspect when they were a child. Upon investigating the allegations evidence was discovered that the suspect Emile Daniel Richard had allegedly sexually assaulted at least three juveniles' two girls and one boy between the ages of 5 and 10 years old between 1994 and 2004.
A warrant for 3 counts of Aggravated Rape was obtained for Richard on September 20, 2010 and he was arrested without incident that same day. Richard is currently being held at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center with a bond of 1.2 million dollars.
The investigation is still continuing with addional charges possiblable forthcoming.