St. Martinville man arrested for child rape, molestation, battery charges

St. Martin Parish

ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (KLFY) — A St. Martinville man was arrested on warrants involving child rape, molestation and battery charges on Tuesday, Oct. 12.

Joe Potter, 77, of St. Martinville, faces charges of simple rape, aggravated rape, molestation of a juvenile with a physical or mental disability, and sexual battery. He was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center.

Sheriff Becket Breaux said Potter’s charges date back to a July 24 accusation.

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