Angola assistant warden charged with rape
ANGOLA – An assistant warden at the state penitentiary was booked into the local parish jail on rape charges.
The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office said Barrett Boeker, 34, was booked on second-degree rape in an assault. The attack happened on Nov. 30, according to a police report released by the sheriff's office.
The state's corrections department confirmed what local authorities originally indicated: the attack happened at Boeker's residence, which was listed on Falcon Drive within the gates of the Angola Prison.
An arrest warrant was filed Dec. 20 and Boeker turned himself in soon after, authorities said. Judge William G. Carmichael set the bond at $200,000.
Boeker is on paid administrative leave. He has worked at the prison since Sept. 2001. Boeker was off duty at the time the attack is alleged to have occurred.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Denham Springs restaurant defying mask mandate served shut-down order Monday
Boy Scouts to be heavily affected by no football season
Unemployed worry about bills; questions hover over executive orders
La. reports 4th death tied to child illness possibly linked to COVID-19
Ascension Parish schools welcome students back to classrooms, virtually & in-person
LSU AD releases statement as conferences debate canceling college football season
SEC adds Vanderbilt, Missouri to LSU's 2020 football schedule
DD Breaux speaks on her legacy at LSU
SEC presidents approve plan for 10-game, conference-only football schedule
SWAC moves fall sports, including football to the spring