Westlake man, 22, facing forcible rape charge

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

On November 7th, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint regarding the sexual assault of an 18 year old mentally handicapped girl. The girl stated Darin B. Lawson, 22, of Westlake, who is an acquaintance of the victim, forcefully raped her.

When questioned by detectives, Lawson confirmed the allegations and was arrested on December 2nd. He was booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with forcible rape.

Judge Ron Ware set his bond at $3,000.