CPSO ARRESTS MAN AND CHARGES HIM WITH FORCIBLE RAPE
Lake Charles, LA -
On August 31st, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office received a call from a local hospital regarding a rape victim that was brought in earlier that morning. The investigation revealed Jimmie Watson, 37, 1212 Elm St., Sulphur, drove a 19 year old female acquaintance down a trail and told her to perform oral sex on him. Watson put a screwdriver to her throat then began hitting her and pushing her. The victim had several bruises on her body from being thrown around in the van.
Watson left the victim on the side of the road until a woman passing on the road stopped and picked her up and brought her to the hospital.
On September 5th, after being questioned by detectives, Watson was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with forcible rape. Judge Rick Bryant set his bond at $40,000.
CPSO Detective Dustan Abshire is the lead investigator on this case.