Lafayette police looking for rapist

Lafayette police are looking for a man who was wearing a cowboy hat and cowboy boots when he raped a woman at gunpoint in her car, which was parked Thursday in a lot in the 5700 block Johnston Street.

The victim told police she was sitting in her vehicle at 1:40 p.m. when a white man in his 40s, also wearing a black jacket, black glasses and blue jeans, open her door and pulled a gun on her, Cpl. Paul Mouton said in a release.

The unidentified man has a short beard and short, spiky gray hair, Mouton said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in a case that remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call Lafayette police of Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.

Arrests posted Dec. 26, 2013, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s website:

  • RONALD WAYNE ARCENEAUX: 41, of the 200 block of Allen Street, Lafayette. He was booked for not having proper lighting on his bicycle; fugitive; improper display of license plate; not having a driver’s license; residential parking permit violation; and resisting an officer.
  • MATTHEW J. DAVEY: 21, of the 100 block of Reynolds Street, New Iberia. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.
  • LESHIA ANN DUHON: 52, of the 1000 block of Fourteenth Street, Lafayette. She was booked on aggravated battery.
  • KENDRIC F. GREEN: 19, of the 2800 block of La. 93, Carencro. He was booked on resisting an officer.
  • DAVID HEFNER: 55, of the 1100 block of Roper, Scott. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
  • TEVIN OPPENHEIMER: 20, of the 1300 block of Adrien Street, New Iberia. He was booked on misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
  • DAVID CHARLES ROBINSON: 56, of the 1300 block of Verot School Road, Lafayette. He was booked on four counts of fugitive.
  • JOSEPH JAMES STAFFORD: 21, of the 300 block of Melody Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on fugitive and two counts of public intimidation and retaliation.