Man arrested for alleged aggravated rape

The following is a Press Release from Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office:

Christopher Paul Bellard, 29, of Rayne was arrested on warrant issued by Investigators with the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office for the alleged Aggravated Rape of a 4-year-old victim.

According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, the arrests stems from a complaint that was filed with his department on October 16, 2011.

Bellard was placed in the Acadia Parish Jail with bond set at $1,000,000 by District Judge John Trahan.