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On September 13, 2022, Detectives with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a possible sexual assault involving an eleven year old female juvenile.  During the investigation, Detectives learned that on the evening of September 10, 2022, the juvenile victim was sleeping in her bed with one of her juvenile friends.

During the night, the suspect (Joseph Danny Guillory) entered the juvenile victim's bedroom and began having intercourse with the juvenile victim.  This was witnessed by the juvenile's friend who was sleeping in the same bed as the victim and had awakened during the incident.  

The suspect was later located and question by Detectives. During the interview, the suspect denied the incident and advised that he would never rape his niece.  The suspect was subsequently arrested for one count of first degree rape.  This investigation is ongoing and multiple other charges are possible.  The suspect is currently being held in the Evangeline Parish Jail with a $250,000.00 bond.    

Joseph Danny Guillory

W/M DOB 12/23/1972

Mamou, La. 70554

As always, Sheriff Charles R. Guillory and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the Public to contact their Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at  Any person reporting information will remain anonymous. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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