News Flash

Police Department

Posted on: August 28, 2018

Police Arrest Rape Suspect

On Monday, August 27th, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a battery complaint in the 10 block of Bordeaux Boulevard.  Police arrived and the victim, a 54-year-old female, reported she was sexually assaulted by a family member.  Police secured the scene and collected evidence.


Police gathered statements and case facts.  Police arrested 34-year-old Jose Martin Garcia-Aburto for Rape and Criminal Confinement.  Garcia-Aburto was transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail.  The case has been turned over to the Tippecanoe County Prosecutors Office to review for charges.


Lt. Scott Galloway / Community Outreach & Crime Prevention



The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law. 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Police Department

Robbery Investigation and Arrest

Posted on: December 4, 2018

2018 Christmas Parade Cancelled

Posted on: November 30, 2018

Robbery Investigation & Arrest

Posted on: November 27, 2018
Garcia-Johnson Jail Photo

Homicide Investigation Update

Posted on: November 19, 2018
Garcia

Lafayette Police Investigating a Homicide

Posted on: November 18, 2018

Missing Runaway Located

Posted on: October 23, 2018
Officer A.J. Demello and K9 Tico

Passing of Retired LPD K9 Tico

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Update on alleged abduction report

Posted on: September 14, 2018

FY2018 Blitz 95 post-enforcement media

Posted on: September 12, 2018

Traffic Stop Leads to Dealing Arrest

Posted on: August 21, 2018

Stabbing Arrest

Posted on: July 26, 2018