NAPOLEONVILLE, La (BRPROUD) — A two-time convected sex offender was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a mentally handicapped individual.

Officials responded to a complaint in Labadieville regarding a possible rape case involving a mentally handicapped individual. During the investigation, deputies learned that the rape allegedly occurred within a 24-hour period prior to the incident being reported.

Detectives recovered evidence consistent with the rape allegations and identified the suspect as 54-year-old Tyrone S. Chevers, who is a twice convicted registered sex offender.

Chevers was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center for first degree aggravated rape.

He remains incarcerated with a bond set at $75,000.