Opelousas man charged with first degree rape


A 50-year-old Opelousas man is being held on a $100,000 bond on one count of first degree rape of a child.

Lee Jackson was arrested by the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office on allegations that he raped a victim under the age of 12, St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Eddie Thibodeaux said.

Authorities said the suspect knew the victim and that the crime happened in recent months.

Lee is being held in the St. Landry Parish jail.

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