Shreveport Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges
On October 24th, 2022, Officers were contacted on reports of a sexual assault. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for injuries. Detectives with the Shreveport Police Sex Crimes Unit responded and began an investigation in the allegations.
Through the findings of the investigation detectives arrested Brian Whittington (03/09/89) for one count of Third-degree rape On November 4th, 2022.
Third degree rape is a rape committed when the anal, oral, or vaginal sexual intercourse is deemed to be without the lawful consent of a victim because it is committed under any one or more of the following circumstances: When the victim is incapable of resisting or of understanding the nature of the act by reason of a stupor or abnormal condition of mind produced by an intoxicating agent or any cause and the offender knew or should have known of the victim's incapacity. When the victim, through unsoundness of mind, is temporarily or permanently incapable of understanding the nature of the act and the offender knew or should have known of the victim's incapacity. When the victim submits under the belief that the person committing the act is someone known to the victim, other than the offender, and such belief is intentionally induced by any artifice, pretense, or concealment practiced by the offender. When the offender acts without the consent of the victim.
Whittington could face a maximum of 25 years in prison if convicted of the alleged offense.
All persons are innocent until proven guilty.