Alexandria man accused of raping an 82-year-old Pineville woman

On January 7, 2010 the Pineville Police Department arrested Gregory Shane Erwin 37 years old of 5000 Jackson Street Apartment #5038 of Alexandria. Erwin was arrested for one count of aggravated rape. The charge stems from an investigation that has been ongoing for the past week.

On December 30, 2009 it was reported to the Pineville Police Department of a rape that occurred at a Pineville residence. The victim, an 82 year old woman, was living with her granddaughter at the residence in Pineville, where she has lived for the past several months.

The victim is bed ridden and her granddaughter was taking care of the victim after a recent illness. Because of the victim’s illness she was visited by medical personnel several times a week. During one of the visits medical personnel saw what they believed to be evidence of possible physical abuse. The victim was transported to a local hospital for examination.

While receiving treatment at the hospital she was able to tell investigators that Erwin allegedly rape her at the residence in Pineville.

After statements and medical test results an arrest warrant was obtained for Erwin. He was located in Alexandria late last night. With the assistance of the United States Marshalls Office and the Alexandria Police Department Erwin was taken into custody. He is presently confined in the Rapides Parish Detention facility on a bond of $150,000.

One Response

  1. What is happening with this case? Leah’s grandmother, the victim, was my friend for many years. She would have been 83 in July. Sadly, she has passed away.

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