BOGALUSA, La. (BRPROUD) – A firefighter in Louisiana is in trouble with the law.
Thirty-six-year-old Brandon Applewhite is facing one count of second degree rape.
Applewhite is a firefighter in Bogalusa and was most recently apprehended on June 7.
The Bogalusa firefighter was first arrested on June 4 and charged with:
- Non-consensual release of a private picture
- Malfeasance in office
The second time Applewhite was taken into custody was on June 7 and that took place after a search of Applewhite’s home.
Applewhite posted bond after both arrests.
Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal commented. “This is a complex case of manipulation involving several females. I compliment detectives from both agencies for their outstanding work in investigating this case and obtaining a warrant for Applewhite’s arrest.”
The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office and Bogalusa Police Department worked together on this case.