29-Year-Old Louisiana Woman Arrested Suspected of Human Trafficking and Other Crimes Involving Juveniles

By Liora Hawthorne
Published May 24, 2023

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29-Year-Old Louisiana Woman Arrested Suspected of Human Trafficking and Other Crimes Involving Juveniles

Rapides Parish, Louisiana – A 29-year-old woman from Louisiana was arrested and is suspected of committing human trafficking and other crimes involving juveniles.

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office stated on May 23, 2023, that on April 4, Patrol Deputies responded to a complaint regarding criminal sexual activity involving a juvenile. Deputies took the initial report, and Tioga Substation detectives responded to begin their investigation.

Police swiftly identified Danielle Sober Trapp, 29, of Deville, Louisiana, as the suspect based on their investigation. Their investigation, which included interviews with victims conducted by the Rapides Children’s Advocacy Center, revealed adequate probable cause for the original complaint, as well as additional allegations and complaints. Several other victims were also identified by detectives.

Trapps was arrested on four counts of obscenity and two counts of sexual battery after warrants were issued. Trapp was apprehended without incident on April 17, 2023, and brought to the Rapides Parish Detention Center, where bond was set at $30,000.00. The next day, Trapp was freed on bond.

Detectives were able to unearth more alleged offenses as their investigation progressed, and warrants were issued on Trapp for First Degree Rape of a Child Under 13 Years of Age, two additional counts of Sexual Battery, Human Trafficking, and 31 counts of Contributing to Juvenile Delinquency.
Trapp was re-arrested and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center on the outstanding warrants on April 28th, 2023. Trapp is currently being held in jail on a $528,000 bond.

Detectives said their investigation is still ongoing, and anyone with information about this case can call Detective Susan Mosley at 318-641-6000.

An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.