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St. Martinville man booked on charges of rape and molestation of a juvenile

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Posted at 1:56 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 15:08:40-05

A St. Martinville man has been arrested and booked on rape charges following an investigation into a report of alleged sexual abuse of a juvenile.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff Becket Breaux says that 27-year-old Tyler Dauphinet was arrested on Thursday, November 19.

An investigation into the allegations began on October 22.

On Thursday morning, a warrant was executed and Sheriff Breaux says that Dauphinet was arrested and booked on the following charges:

  • 3 Counts-LA. R.S. 14:43-3rd Degree Rape-(Felony)
  • 2 Counts-LA. R.S. 14:81.2-Molestation of a Juvenile-(Felony)

Dauphinet was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center.

No bond had been set.

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