LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a Lake Charles man on one count of first-degree rape.
Donald James O. Ellis, 27, was arrested June 1 following an investigation into allegations that he had inappropriately touched an 11-year-old, says CPSO spokesperson Kim Myers. The victim told detectives that the incident happened the previous night in a family member's home.
Myers says Ellis admitted to the crime.
Ellis was booked in the Calcasieu Correctional Center. Judge Ron Ware set bond at $100,000.
Detective Kara Adams is the lead investigator.