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Opelousas man accused of rape and molestation of child

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Posted at 8:45 AM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 14:42:49-05

An Opelousas man was booked on rape and molestation charges following an investigation into a complaint involving inappropriate sexual contact with a child.

Police say they began investigating the incident on Thursday, February 27 around 11:40 pm at a residence in Opelousas.

32-year-old Jeffery Stafford was arrested following that investigation.

Stafford was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on the following charges:

  • Third degree Rape
  • Indecent behavior with a Juvenile
  • Molestation of a Juvenile