A St. Martinville man was arrested Tuesday on warrants involving child rape, molestation and battery, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.

Joe Potter, 77, of St. Martinville, faces charges of simple rape, aggravated rape, molestation of a juvenile with a physical or mental disability, and sexual battery. The charges are related to a July 24 accusation, according to Sheriff Becket Breaux.

Potter was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center.