Arrested on Charge of Rape

The Gazette
May 1, 1901

Jas. Carey was arrested Saturday near Mt. Lebanon by Deputy Sheriff Taylor on charge of rape, and was brought to Farmerville Sunday when he was placed in jail. His preliminary trial is fixed for to-day before Judge Dawkins. Carey’s arrest was based upon the following affidavit:

State of Louisiana
Parish of Union
Justice Court Ward One

J. R. Hester being duly sworn deposes and says that one Jas. Carey, late of this parish of Union, on or about the 1st day of April, A. D. 1901, in the parish of aforesaid, did feloniously commit the crime of rape upon the person of one Lizzie Jarmon, in the aforesaid parish; wherefore deponent  prays that the said Jas. Carey may be arrested and further dealt with according to law.

Sworn to and subscribed before me on this, the 2nd day of April, 1901.  (Signed) J. R. Hester, Justice of the Peace.

Walter Raney was  arrested Monday on charge of being an accessory to the above crime.


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