Arrest in Connection to Child Abuse Case

Christopher David Moreau
Christopher David Moreau

Update – Rapides Deputies say the live-in boyfriend of a woman accused of child abuse is now a co-defendant in the case. He’s 32-year-old Christopher David Moreau of Pineville.  The case dates back to November when un-explained injuries were allegedly found on a child after a family visit.  Detectives arrested the child’s mother and continued their investigation, resulting in the recent arrest.

Kayla Clare Blanchard
Kayla Clare Blanchard

Press Release (original story) – On November 30th, 2014, Deputies responded to local hospital in reference to a complaint of child abuse that occurred in the Pineville area.  The complainant reported to have discovered multiple unexplained injuries on or about the child’s body following a visit with a family member.  The complaint was turned over to RPSO Detectives and during their investigation, Kayla Clare Blanchard was developed as a suspect.  Following an extensive investigation, Detectives were able to establish sufficient probable cause and warrants were granted for Blanchard’s arrest.  On January 15th , 2015, Detectives located Blanchard and she was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center in reference to one count Cruelty To Juveniles and one count Domestic Abuse Battery.  Blanchard was released on bond on January 20th.

ATTENTION DISH customers, despite KLAX TV's best efforts to stay on the air, DISH is threatening to drop this channel. If this happens, you can no longer see your favorite programming live on DISH. Call dish today at 1-800-333-3474 and tell them to stop the blackouts!