PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – A couple is behind bars facing rape charges after the conclusion of a recent investigation by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office juvenile unit.
Prairieville residents, 38-year-old Jose Martinez and 37-year-old Donna Martinez were the focus of an investigation into a rape complaint made on Monday, July 13.
APSO says, “detectives began an investigation and learned that Donna arranged for her 16-year-old daughter to have sexual intercourse with her husband Jose.”
Both were arrested after admitting to the crime and the couple face these charges:
- Jose Martinez, one count of first-degree rape
- Donna Martinez, principle to first degree rape
Jose and Donna Martinez are currently in the Ascension Parish Jail and “their bond was set at $200,000,” according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.