State Trooper arrested for rape
RUSTON, LA (FOX44) -- A Louisiana State Trooper is facing rape charges tonight. State Police say Romaus Almond of Ruston was booked on one count of simple rape.
FOX44 was told Almond was off duty and on leave when the alleged rape happened in September.
He'd been a trooper since 1995.
Colonel Mike Edmonson says Almond was placed on forced annual leave until the investigation in complete.