Louisiana man arrested for alleged first-degree rape of juvenile


Photo courtesy of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested a Galliano man after investigating allegations of ongoing sexual abuse of a child younger than 13.

Jesus Romero, 40, faces a charge of first-degree rape.

No further details are available due to the nature of the allegations, according to the sheriff’s office.

He’s in the Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex in Thibodaux, and his bond has not yet been set.


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