Former firefighter arrested on rape charges twice since June
BOGALUSA - A former firefighter was arrested Tuesday for second-degree rape, which is his second arrest for rape in the span of a few months.
Washington Parish Sheriff's Office said 36-year-old Brandon Applewhite was arrested Sept. 7 and released two days later after posting a $75,000 bond.
Applewhite's first arrest was in May 2021, when he was charged with non-consensual disclosure of a private picture, extortion and malfeasance. The following month, Applewhite was arrested on a charge of second-degree rape.
Any individual who might have more information regarding this very serious matter is asked to contact Detective Captain Tom Anderson at (985) 661-6024.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Second-annual 225 Festival celebrating capital region culture happening Sunday
Tiger fans storm the court after upset win against No. 17 Kentucky
Ascension Parish student heading to national welding competition
Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy says he is against sending national guard troops...
In response to deadly car jacking, Louisiana lawmaker proposes bill increasing penalties