Herbert Jerod Baptiste III turned himself in to Natchitoches Police Thursday night. Baptiste is listed at 5'9" 160 lbs. Baptiste III is charged with Simple Rape in connection with a sexual assault that occurred on October 12, 2007 in Natchitoches. Anyone with any information on this crime please contact Sgt. Julius Armstrong at (318) 357-3810 or Lt. Brad Walker at (318) 357-3858.