Tue, Apr 9, 2013
On April 2, 2013, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from an anonymous caller stating that a female subject had just been struck in the head with a hammer several times. The caller stated the female was at Opelousas General Hospital.
Deputies interviewed the victim and it was reported that Adrian James Ford, of Lebeau struck her in the head with a metal hammer several times.
The victim stated Ford threatened her life several times and attempted to rape her before calling an ambulance and leaving the residence.
A warrant was issued for Ford on April 3, 2013 for attempted second degree murder, sexual battery and attempted aggravated rape. Ford turned himself in to Louisiana State Police on April 5 and was taken into custody without incident. He is currently being held at the St. Landry Parish Jail with no bond.