Thibodaux man accused of raping elderly woman

A 59-year-old Thibodaux man was arrested by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office this week, accused of raping an elderly woman.

On Dec. 22, 2017, LPSO detectives opened an investigation in reference to Michael Adams, 59, of Thibodaux.

Investigators learned through investigation that Adams allegedly committed a sexual battery on an elderly woman – both on Nov. 3 and then again on Dec. 21.

Authorities said the first incident occurred in Lafourche Parish and the second in Terrebonne.

Authorities made contact with Adams later that day and he admitted to making sexual contact with the woman.

The suspect was arrested and booked into the Lafourche Parish Jail on one count of sexual battery of the infirmed. He was also booked as a fugitive of Terrebonne Parish for the same charge.

He is held on a $50,000 bond.

Michael Adams