Kenner man charged with rape and battery

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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     2/21/16

Kenner man charged with rape and battery

 KENNER-On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Jontrell Wells, 17, who provided an address of 1013 31st Street, Kenner, was arrested on an outstanding warrant which charged him with the crimes of 2nd degree rape (forcible), and sexual battery. 

 On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, staff at Ochsner Kenner, a mandated reported, contacted the Kenner Police Department, an advised they had admitted a sixteen (16) year old juvenile, who reported that she had been raped at the public housing complex, located at 1013 31st Street, in Kenner.    Detectives met with the victim, who reported Wells, an acquaintance had held her down against her will, while she resisted, and sexually penetrated her. 

 Due to the victim being a juvenile she was transferred to the Care Center at Children’s Hospital where she was treated for injuries sustained in the rape.  

 Wells was interviewed by Kenner Police Detective Vincent Miranti and denied the rape.  Although he denied the rape, Wells advised he resides in St. Rose, but frequents the public housing complex where some of his family reside. 

 At the time of this press release, Wells remains in custody, no bond has been set. 

 Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages who may have information concerning this rape investigation or Jontrell Wells, to call Detective Vincent Miranti at (504) 712-2330.    

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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Kenner, LA. 70062

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