Update: LaPlace man, 50, arrested for raping child
Published 12:11 pm Friday, April 12, 2019
LAPLACE — A local man arrested Thursday is accused of raping a child.
Leroy Vicknair, 50, of LaPlace, is charged with first degree rape of a juvenile.
Juvenile detectives received a complaint this week that Vicknair had inappropriate sexual contact with a juvenile on several occasions.
Based on the circumstances of the incidents, detectives obtained a warrant and Vicknair was charged with first degree rape.
“No other information will be released since this case involves a juvenile victim,” a St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office statement read.