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Calcasieu Parish SO: Woman Arrested for 7 Counts of Rape and Over 20 Counts of Sexual Battery

Lake Charles – On January 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives received a complaint from the Louisiana State Police LA-SAFE (Louisiana Analytical & Fusion Exchange) along with The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in reference to explicit Instagram conversations between an account belonging to Lakien D. Perry, 18, of Sulphur, and an unidentified account.

During the investigation detectives learned Perry had inappropriate contact with two victims who were 5-years-old and under. An investigation revealed Perry provided the other account with a live video feed of her having inappropriate sexual contact with one of those victims. The investigation also revealed Perry had interaction, sending inappropriate videos and photographs of her and the child, with the other account since December 2019. During further investigation detectives also learned Perry had inappropriate sexual contact with a second victim.

On January 17, Perry was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 7 counts of 1st degree rape; 20 counts of sexual battery; and pornography involving a juvenile. Judge Robert Wyatt set her bond at $2.8 million.

CPSO Detectives Jacob Dore, James Jones, and Shelly Trahan are the investigators on this case; along with the assistance of Homeland Security.

The investigation is continuing.