GONZALES, La. (BRPROUD) — A Donaldsonville man accused of sexually assaulting a child in his care was indicted by a grand jury in Ascension Parish last week.

Pedro Porter, 38, of Donaldsonville was indicted on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and first-degree rape, according to the 23rd Judicial District Attorney’s Office

A news release from District Attorney Ricky Babin states that detectives from the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint on July 14, 2022, where investigators learned of alleged sexual abuse. After an investigation was launched, Porter was arrested and booked into the parish jail.