According to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office a report of First Degree Rape of a child was reported. The incident happened between 1977 and 1988 by 70 year old Carol T. Collins. After a thorough investigation by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office CID Juvenile Section the information was turned over to the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office for review.
On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, a Grand Jury was convened to hear evidence and testimony on the case. Ultimately a True Bill was obtained and a warrant was issued for:
14:42 1st degree rape - $500,000
14:81 Indecent behavior with a juvenile - $75,000
14:43.3 Oral sexual battery - $75,000
No further information available at this time.