NPD investigates home invasion, rape on Jackson Street



Natchitoches Police Department’s Traffic and Patrol Division responded to Jackson Street

the morning of Wednesday, March 27, in reference to a home invasion.  Upon arrival, officers spoke with the homeowner who stated that her ex-boyfriend, Jaylaun Brown, forcibly gained entry into her residence through the front door that was barricaded by furniture.  The homeowner then told officers that once inside, began striking her in the face causing injury.  The homeowner told officers Brown then held a knife to her neck and forced her to have sex with him.

The Criminal Investigations of the Natchitoches Police Department responded and spoke directly with the homeowner.  During this time, information was gained on Brown’s whereabouts which led to his apprehension.

Jaylaun Brown, 2430 J Benjamin Road, Natchitoches, was arrested on one count of R.S. 14:62 Home Invasion, R.S. 14:42 Second Degree Rape, and R.S. 14:35.3 Domestic Abuse Battery.  Brown was later transported Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where he awaits bond.

If you have any additional information in regards to this investigation contact Det. Bobby Beard at (318) 238-3914. All information given shall remain confidential.