Napoleonville Man Indicted for 1st Degree Rape

Published 1:22 pm Wednesday, September 14, 2022

On last week, an Assumption Parish Grand Jury returned a true bill of indictment on 54-year-old Tyrone Chevers of 272 A Hwy 401 Napoleonville, LA for the charge of 1st Degree Rape.

          On May 25, 2022, Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a complaint regarding a possible rape. Detectives initiated an investigation into the complaint which alleged that Tyrone Chevers committed a rape upon a mentally handicapped individual. Detectives obtained evidence and statements which corroborated the information received from the complainant. Detectives obtained a warrant of arrest for Chevers who was subsequently booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

          Assistant District Attorney Lana Chaney is the lead prosecutor on this case.

 Submitted by Public Information Officer Tyler Cavalier for 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky L. Babin.