CRIME

Donaldsonville man accused of July rape

Staff reports

BATON ROUGE – Authorities arrested a 23-year-old Donaldsonville man last week in the alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman, according to records.

Troy Thomas, 512 Nicholls St., is accused of raping the woman at her Baton Rouge apartment July 14 after celebrating her birthday at a nightclub, according to the arrest warrant.

The woman reportedly passed out and was intoxicated from drinking alcohol before the alleged rape, the warrant said.

Authorities arrested Thomas after receiving the results of a DNA analysis, according to the warrant.

Police arrested a 23-year-old Donaldsonville man last week in the July 14 rape of a 19-year-old woman, court records show.

Thomas was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a count of simple forcibile rape.