(St. Martinville, LA.)-Sheriff Becket Breaux announces that on October 22, 2020, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of alleged sexual abuse of a juvenile. An investigation into the allegations was initiated and at the culmination of the investigation, a warrant of arrest was obtained for Tyler Dauphinet, 27, St. Martinville, LA.

This morning, November 19, 2020, following the execution of the warrant, he was arrested on the following charges:

  • 3 Counts-LA. R.S. 14:43-3rd Degree Rape-(Felony)
  • 2 Counts-LA. R.S. 14:81.2-Molestation of a Juvenile-(Felony)

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.