Rape suspect who ran into swamp to evade capture arrested
ASSUMPTION PARISH - Authorities have arrested a man they say escaped capture by running into a swamp.
Trey Rentrop, 28, led authorities on a pursuit Friday evening around the Bayou L'Ourse area. Rentrop was considered suspect in a rape.
Rentrop lost deputies on foot as he fled towards the swamp. Authorities were later able to track Rentrop to a motel in St. Charles Parish
He was arrested Sunday.
Rentrop and three others were booked into the St. Charles Parish Jail. Rentrop will be transported to Assumption Parish to face a third-degree rape charge as well as charges related to his fight to evade arrest.
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