Cottonport man charged with two counts of raping juvenile

Cottonport man charged with two counts of raping juvenile
Don Christopher Desormeaux Jr., of Cottonport, was indicted Thursday on two counts of first-degree rape of a person under 13. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A grand jury in Calcasieu court has returned two counts of rape against a 22-year-old man.

Don Christopher Desormeaux Jr., of Cottonport, was indicted Thursday on two counts of first-degree rape of a person under 13.

The alleged incidents happened between May 2018 and May 2020, beginning when the victim was 11, according to the indictment.

Desormeaux was arrested in Marksville.

Westlake police investigated the allegations.

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