The Department of Children and Family Services contacted the Natchitoches Police Department June 30 to report a possible sexual battery of a 14-year-old girl.
Investigators spoke with the victim who advised that from May to June 2018 Julius Rachal, 24, allegedly had sexual intercourse with her on several occasions without her consent. The investigation concluded with a signed warrant for Rachal’s arrest.
Julius Rachal was arrested on July 24 and charged with 3rd degree rape. Rachal was released on a $50,000 property bond on July 25.
Due to the victim’s age no further information will be released.
Approved for release by Chief Dove