Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle wanted to inform the public of an arrest for First Degree Rape.
DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office began an investigation into the molestation of a juvenile following a complaint from a concerned adult.
During the course of the investigation, detectives learned that the suspect had inappropriate contact with a juvenile under the age of 13.
Detectives identified the suspect as Louis Wayne Rutan (W/M - DOB: 05/22/1979) of Stonewall, LA. He was interviewed by detectives and arrested for First Degree Rape. At the time of this release, no bond has been set.