Morgan City Police Arrest A Suspect in Rape Investigation
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𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬: First Degree Rape
Indecent Behavior with Juveniles
On March 24, 2023, the Morgan City Police Department responded to the area of Egle Street regarding a complaint of a sexual nature involving a juvenile. Carlos Benjamin Diaz-Mejia was identified as the suspect in the investigation.
According to reports, evidence was uncovered linking Diaz-Mejia being involved in sexual relations with a juvenile victim on four separate occasions. Warrants were obtained for Diaz-Mejia’s arrest.
Diaz-Mejia was located and arrested at a residence on Chirpy’s Lane in Amelia with the assistance of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Diaz-Mejia was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and processed.