A Houma man was arrested and charged with first degree rape Friday after Houma police investigated the report.
Angel Gonzalez, 18, of Cenac Street, was charged after he was accused of repeatedly raping a nine-year-old member of his family.
The victim told police that she and Gonzalez had engaged in sexual intercourse for "quite some time," according to the report.
Police learned the abuse occurred over a three year period.
Gonzales was arrested at his home and taken into custody.
Gonzales cooperated with authorities and was booked with first degree rape.
He was transported to the jail where he was booked.