Lacombe man charged with first degree rape
Press Release from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office:
With assistance from the public, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has located and arrested Lee Cousin, 35, who was taken into custody, without incident inside of a Slidell-area business located near Hwy 190 and Thompson Road.
Cousin will be booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charge:
L.R.S 14:42 First Degree Rape (Felony)
The investigation remains ongoing, and no additional information is available at this time.
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection with a sexual abuse case involving a juvenile.
In early February, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into a 12-year-old female juvenile being sexually abused while at a Lacombe-area residence.
After gathering sufficient evidence to establish probable cause, a warrant was issued on February 18 for the arrest of Lee Cousin.