On February 20, 2020 Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a residence in the Tioga area regarding a rape involving a four year old child.
Detectives interviewed witnesses while crime scene investigators processed the scene for evidence.
Examination of the victim at Rapides Children's Advocacy Center and Witness interviews identified Garrett Sillavan, of Alexandria, as the suspect.
Sufficient probable cause was established supporting the allegations and an Arrest Warrant was obtained for Sillavan in reference to First Degree Rape.
Sillavan was taken into custody by detectives without incident and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. Sillavan is currently being held at the detention center in lieu of posting a $500,000.00 bond.