Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the rape of an Ascension Parish Prison inmate that was reported to authorities on Thursday night, January 12, according to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre. The investigation began Thursday night when the victim reported that he had been raped by another inmate on two different occasions in the past week.
According to Chief Webre, during the investigation, the Louisiana State Police detectives’ bureau was brought in as an independent agency to review the case.
As the rape investigation unfolded the suspect was identified as 17- year-old inmate, Tre’Anthony James. He has been charged with two counts of second-degree rape. James was additionally charged with simple criminal damage to property after investigators discovered the victims jail issued jump suit was damaged during the commission of the rape.
A second inmate, 17-year-old Kaglin Green, has also been arrested in assisting James during the commission of one of the rapes. Green is being charged with one count of principal to second-degree rape and principal to simple criminal damage to property.
James is currently incarcerated on a December 3, 2016 incident where deputies responded to an apartment complex in Gonzales after a tenant shot at two individuals attempting to break into his vehicle.
During the course of that investigation it was learned that James, and another subject, were inside the apartment complex attempting to commit a number of vehicle burglaries. After the shots were fired James and his accomplice fled the scene in their vehicle which was later learned to have been stolen out of Baton Rouge. James and his accomplice were later apprehended and charged with three counts simple burglary, illegal possession of stolen things, and principal to attempted first-degree murder.
Green is currently incarcerated on murder charges stemming from his role in the beating death of a teen in August 2014 that occurred behind the Mississippi River levee in Donaldsonville.