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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Eighth District Aggravated Rape

by Aaron E. Looney

March 15, 2019

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Eighth District, Good Police Work, Sexual Assault

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Eighth District Aggravated Rape

The NOPD has arrested Kenneth “Kenny” Ray Barber (DOB: 08-01-1978) in the investigation of an aggravated rape that occurred in the 0 block of Canal Street on October 15, 2018.

The victim advised she was sexually assaulted by an unknown black male at the above listed location.

As investigation into the incident progressed, NOPD Sex Crimes Unit detectives were able to develop Barber as the suspected perpetrator and obtain a warrant for his arrest on a charge of first degree rape.

Barber was arrested on March 15, 2019 and booked accordingly into the Orleans Parish Justice Center.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact members of the NOPD Sex Crimes Unit at 504-658-5523, or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.