LPSS instructor and partner accused of sexual intercourse crimes involving overseas exchange scholar, law enforcement said

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- The Youngsville Police Section has arrested an employee with the Lafayette Parish School Procedure and her husband in an investigation into sexual intercourse crimes involving a international trade university student.

On Friday, January 22, 2021, the YPD received an nameless grievance from the DCFS ingestion workplace. “The complainant alleged that Kimberly Wellman-Rich is a host mother or father to a male juvenile foreign exchange student and that they considered Mrs. Wellman-Rich was owning a sexual marriage with the scholar,” Youngsville Police Rickey Boudreaux reported in a statement.

The Youngsville Law enforcement Department’s Prison Investigations Division started investigating the grievance on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Jeffery Rich (Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Investigators alleged that Wellman-Loaded began owning sexual intercourse with the juvenile when he was 15 a long time previous up until eventually the time he was taken out from her property.

Authorities claim the suspect’s spouse, Jeffery Wealthy, experienced “first-hand knowledge” of the sexual connection.

In addition to the alleged sexual assault, the investigation reportedly indicated that each Wellman-Rich and her spouse “supplied the juvenile with cannabis and authorized the juvenile to smoke and eat liquor at their home,” Boudreaux explained.

Wellman-Wealthy was arrested on the charges of felony carnal information of a juvenile, indecent actions with a juvenile, encouraging or contributing to boy or girl delinquency and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. Her bond was established at $72,500.

Abundant was arrested on the expenses of accessory soon after the fact to felony carnal understanding of a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. Abundant has a bond of $10,000.00.

Boudreaux reported directors with the Lafayette Parish College Technique and the firm accountable for positioning overseas trade learners with families inside of the U.S. doing the job in conjunction did take away the juvenile male from the Abundant residence on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.