District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that on August 10, 2022, a Washington Parish grand jury indicted Shannon Brady Polkey, age 53 and of Franklinton, on 2 counts of first-degree rape of victim under 13, 1 count of sexual battery of victim under 13, and 1 count of failure to register as a sex offender.
Polkey was convicted of forcible rape in 1987 in Washington Parish and sentenced to 15 years in prison. He did not register as a sex offender in Louisiana as required by law. Detective Corbet Hunt with the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.
Assistant District Attorney Ysonde Boland presented the case to the grand jury.