Woman Raped Amid Drug Sting While Working As Informant Sues Police Handers, Believes Officials Failed To Protect Her During Undercover Operation

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According to Fox, a police informant who was raped during an undercover drug purchase in Louisiana is suing her police handlers for failing to properly monitor her, which she claims caused her to be sexually assaulted. 

The lawsuit states that officials, Rapides Parish sheriff’s deputies,


her into becoming a confidential informant following her arrest on felony drug charges. She said they neglected to keep her safe and


her when the undercover drug buy went left. Fox reports that the sexual assault happened in Jan. 2021. The reported assaulter, Antonio D. Jones, was sentenced back in Nov. 2022 and sentenced to 10 years. 

During the undercover operation, the unidentified woman was sporting a hidden camera that filmed Jones forcing her to give him oral sex and at a point, he stopped and reportedly did another drug deal. Officials waiting close to the scene was scared that the woman was in the

“stash house”

too long, which was where the attack happened and one official even thought about going inside before allowing the undercover operation to

“play out.” 

Lt. Mark Parker, a retired deputy, informed The Associated Press last year that the sheriff’s office didn’t begin using gear that’s able to film in real-time until after the woman‘s attack. He told The Associated Press,

“We’ve always done it this way. She was an addict and we just used her as an informant like we’ve done a million times before. Looking back, it’s easy to say, ‘What if?’”

#Clique, what are your thoughts? 


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