Timothy Berry, 35, of Ponchatoula, was arrested for the alleged rape of a Hammond woman in LaPlace on Saturday, June 17, 2016. On June 21, 2017, officers learned Berry drove the victim to a LaPlace hotel and forced her to have sexual intercourse without her consent. Based on investigation, on June 23, 2017, detectives obtained a judicial warrant for Berry’s arrest for oral sexual battery (felony) and second degree rape. During questioning, Berry admitted to having sexual intercourse with the victim without her consent. He was released Saturday, June 24, 2017 on a $65,000 bond.