Sulphur man accused of aggravated rape - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sulphur man accused of aggravated rape of mentally disabled woman

Posted: Updated:
Vance G. Laughlin Sr. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Vance G. Laughlin Sr. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
  • More Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Welsh police searching for missing 14-year-old girl

    Welsh police searching for missing 14-year-old girl

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:40:29 GMT
    The Welsh Police Department needs the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old white female by the name of Gabrielle Nicole Richard.She was last seen at her home on Elm St. in Welsh around 9:30 pm Monday.Gabriella was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt with lace trim, blue gym shorts and white sandals.Anyone with information on the whereabouts is urged to contact the Welsh Police Department at 337-734-2626.More >>
    The Welsh Police Department needs the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old white female by the name of Gabrielle Nicole Richard.She was last seen at her home on Elm St. in Welsh around 9:30 pm Monday.Gabriella was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt with lace trim, blue gym shorts and white sandals.Anyone with information on the whereabouts is urged to contact the Welsh Police Department at 337-734-2626.More >>
  • Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:39:31 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
  • Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:53:17 GMT
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>
SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -

A 50-year-old Sulphur man has been charged with nine counts of aggravated rape, after an investigation by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office into reports that he had sexually assaulted a 25-year-old mentally disabled woman.

The Calcasieu Sheriff's Office first received reports of the alleged assault on November 25, 2013. According to investigators, Vance G. Laughlin Sr. of Sulphur engaged in sexual intercourse with the victim on numerous occasions between February 1, 2013 and November 23, 2013.

Laughlin was arrested on February 18, 2014. He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center, with his bond set at $1,800,000.

Detective Cory Myers with CPSO is the lead investigator on this case.

Copyright 2014 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow