BR man booked in forcible rape of juvenile

A Baton Rouge man accused of trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl while he was drunk in April has been arrested.

The victim told sheriff’s deputies that Bobby T. Keys Jr., 22, was drunk when he tried to kiss her, the arrest warrant says. Then he pulled her clothes down and tried to have sex with her.

She pushed him away and locked herself in the bathroom, the warrant says. When she opened the door a little while later, she said, Keys was passed out on the couch.

She said he also tried kissing her other times between March and May, the warrant says.

Keys told deputies the incident never happened and the only contact he had with the victim was what he called a “church hug,” the warrant says.

Keys, 16441 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road, was booked into Parish Prison on counts of forcible rape and indecent behavior with juveniles.

Authorities book 2 on suspicion of DWI

Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, booking records show.

Those booked and the counts against them:

  • Brooklyn Ardoin, 19, 7639 Debit Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, underage driving under the influence, failure to maintain control and reckless operation of vehicle.
  • Karen Tullier, 46, 18025 Judith Drive, Zachary, first-offense DWI, reckless operation, hit-and-run and abuse/unlawful use of toxic vapors.

Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.