A Bastrop man is behind bars today after being arrested on the charge of carnal knowledge of a juvenile on April 18.
Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs said the office received a complaint regarding the man, identified as Donterrius Richardson, 1411 Daisy St., having a sexual relationship with a juvenile. Richardson was contacted and brought to the MPSO, where he was asked about the relationship.
Richardson admitted to having sexual intercourse on three occasions with the juvenile. He was placed under arrest and booked into the MPSO jail, where he awaits bond.
If convicted of the felony charge, Richardson faces a fine of not more than f$5,000, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than 10 years, or both, provided that the defendant shall not be eligible to have his conviction set aside or his prosecution dismissed in accordance with the provisions of Code of Criminal Procedure Article 893.