Man arrested after reports he raped 12-year-old boy
Police arrested a man early this morning after it was reported around 9 p.m. yesterday that he raped a 12-year-old boy.
Police said 45-year-old Pedro Ortega, Gonzales, turned himself in after the boy’s sister told Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies she found Ortega in her home and heard her brother crying. She said she asked her brother what happened and was told he had been molested by Ortega.
Ortega is charged with aggravated rape and unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.
Photo courtesy of Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.