Coushatta man arrested for felony first-degree rape; second suspect at large



Joseph Lane Hull – booking photo


On March 22, a female subject reported to the Natchitoches Police Department that a 20-year-old white male and a 36-year-old black male had raped her 11-year-old son.

The Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division was alerted and responded. Detectives gathered evidence which led to the arrest of Joseph L. Hull, w/m, 20, of 100 Rolling Hills Loop, Coushatta.

Hull was arrested and booked on one count of (Felony) 1st Degree Rape. Hull was later transported out the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where a bond was later set at $500,000.

NPD has also obtained a warrant for the arrest of Michael Anthony Willis, b/m, 36, of 337 Railroad St., Powhatan on the charge of 1st Degree Rape.

Willis – NPD photo

The Natchitoches Police Department is urging anyone who has information about this incident or wh

o has direct knowledge on the whereabouts of Michael Willis to con

tact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or you may contact the Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Detective William Connell at (318) 357-3780. All calls shall be kept confidential.

Hull – NPD photo