IN CUSTODY: Man accused of raping woman

Man accused of raping woman after having drinks



Justin Jermaine Carter turned himself in to authorities at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Tuesday, Dec. 18. He was booked on a third degree rape charge.


Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are searching for a man accused of third degree rape.

Police have issued an arrest warrant for Justin Jermaine Carter, 28.

BRPD officials say Carter is accused of raping a 29-year-old woman sometime around Sept. 25 after having drinks at a local business. Investigators later confirmed Carter as a suspect after reviewing DNA evidence from the LSP Crime Lab. Carter was also identified by the victim in a photographic lineup.

Anyone with information on Carter’s whereabouts should contact the Special Victims Unit at 225-389-3853 or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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