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  • BR man arrested in international child porn case

    March 13, 2015 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in Louisiana said a joint effort between U. S. and Canadian law enforcement led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man on charges of sexual exploitation of children. Investigators arrested Matthew Chaney Walker, 24, after they said a search of his home turned up... more »
  • 4 arrested during undercover child porn operation

    February 23, 2015 3:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Four New Orleans area men are behind bars for possession and distribution of child pornography as part of an undercover operation, according to an announcement from Louisiana Attorney General "Buddy" Caldwell's office Monday. The operation was begun in mid-Februrary by the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit,... more »
  • La. man sentenced to 21 years in child porn case

    February 12, 2015 4:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An Abita Springs man arrested in 2013 as part of a federal investigation into a global child exploitation operation has been sentenced to 21 years in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old Jonathan Johnson pleaded guilty last year to operating a child exploitation enterprise. Authorities said he operated an online network... more »
  • Man accused of child porn in undercover operation

    January 23, 2015 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement accused a 54-year-old Kaplan man of distributing child porn over the internet Friday. Investigators arrested Gary Creed after an undercover operation where authorities said he was caught sharing videos and images of child porn. The investigation involved the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit,... more »
  • Longanecker pleads not guilty to child porn, animal abuse

    January 20, 2015 1:10 PM

    GONZALES - Former Sorrento Mayor Wilson Longanecker entered a not guilty plea Tuesday to charges of child pornography and animal cruelty in Gonzales. Longanecker's attorneys reserved the right to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. Authorities arrested Longanecker on Oct. 23 after state and... more »
  • 19-year-old accused of being sexual predator

    January 8, 2015 2:33 PM

    GRAY - Authorities charged a 19-year-old from Lafourche Parish with more than 150 counts of child pornography and additional child molestation charges this week. The state Attorney General's Office said Darion Veal was arrested Wednesday as part of a joint cyber-crime investigation with local, state and federal authorities. ... more »
  • Guilty plea in half-million image child porn case

    December 18, 2014 12:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - U. S. Attorneys announced that a Ponchatoula man pleaded guilty Thursday to his role in a massive child porn network, including forcing underage children to perform sex and be recorded. Prosecutors said 52-year-old Robert Swan's guilty plea came after a January 2013 search of his home... more »
  • Child porn suspect given $51M bond

    December 17, 2014 6:45 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - An arrest in Livingston Parish led a judge to issue a staggering multi-million dollar bond for the man accused of possessing and distributing hundreds of items of child porn. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said a joint investigation led them to charge Brian Schaller of Denham... more »
  • Gonzales man arrested on 31 counts of child porn

    December 15, 2014 10:35 AM

    GONZALES - A joint law enforcement operation led to the arrest of a Gonzales man on 31 counts of possessing child porn, according to the Office of Attorney General "Buddy" Caldwell. 55-year-old Everett Carter was taken into custody without incident last Thursday and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail... more »
  • Greenwell Springs man charged with child porn

    December 4, 2014 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police arrested a Greenwell Springs man after investigators said they found child porn on his laptop. Investigators accused Alvin Pough, 40, of ten counts of child porn possession and one count of child porn distribution Thursday. State Police said they searched Pough's residence on... more »
  • Man charged with 40 counts of child porn

    November 20, 2014 12:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A joint investigation involving the Louisiana Attorney General's Office and other agencies led to the arrest of a New Orleans man on 31 charges of child pornography. Investigators charged 21-year-old Evan Bradford Wednesday with 30 counts of possession and a single count of distributing child porn.... more »
  • Bond reduction denied for Longanecker check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 17, 2014 11:49 AM

    GONZALES - A judge denied a requested bond reduction for Sorrento's former mayor, who is accused of more than 40 counts of child porn possession. Wilson Longanecker Jr. asked that his $1 million bond be reduced to $100,000. Judge Jessie Leblanc instead left the higher bond in place, and... more »
  • St. Landry man accused of child porn

    November 10, 2014 12:54 PM

    EUNICE - Sheriff's deputies in St. Landry Parish recently arrested a man accused of sending child porn. Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said on Nov. 7 deputies arrested Jason Dies of Eunice after an investigation determined he sent inappropriate pictures of a 3-year-old child. Guidroz said the investigation was ongoing... more »
  • Slidell man accused of distributing child porn

    October 30, 2014 3:06 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities charged a Slidell man this week with 25 counts of distributing child porn after a joint undercover investigation involving the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit. Investigators arrested Jeremy Petry, 29, Wednesday at his home on Herwig Bluff Drive after executing a search warrant there. The... more »
  • Bond set for ex-Sorrento mayor following child porn arrest

    October 27, 2014 9:51 AM

    SORRENTO - A judge set bond for the former mayor of Sorrento who was arrested Thursday and charged with 40 counts of possessing child porn. Wilson Longanecker, Jr.'s bond is set at $1,025,000. In addition to the child porn charges, the former mayor is also charged with one count... more »
  • Mannear enters guilty plea to child porn charges

    August 7, 2014 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An attorney accused of receiving child porn over the course of three years pleaded guilty to the charges against him Thursday in Baton Rouge. Steven Mannear, 62, faced charges from both federal and state authorities in the investigation. A bill of information was filed against him... more »
  • 8 arrested in child porn investigation

    August 4, 2014 3:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state Attorney General's Office announced Monday that eight people were arrested in a recent undercover investigation into online child pornography. The arrests included five people from around Baton Rouge and New Roads. One suspect was charged with more than 100 counts of child porn possession.... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for child porn

    August 2, 2014 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Justice says a Baton Rouge man was arrested on more than 100 counts of watching child pornography. Officials say during their investigation of Lucas Marsh, 33, they were able to download three pictures and videos of prepubescent girls being raped by older... more »
  • Feds: Woman sent nude pics of son, 4, to boyfriend

    July 11, 2014 3:39 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A North Carolina woman has been charged with sending nude photos of her 4-year-old son to her boyfriend. A document filed with U.S. District Court in Charlotte says the woman is charged with producing child pornography and distributing child pornography. James Burns, a special agent with the... more »
  • Former teacher faces child pornography charge

    June 20, 2014 10:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors say a grand jury has indicted a former New Orleans teacher with being in receipt of child pornography. In a news release, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Allen Polite Jr.'s office said 43-year-old Don Francis Jr., of Metairie, was indicted on Thursday. Authorities say Francis has been... more »
  • Internet crimes division accuses man of child porn

    June 17, 2014 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Zachary man who investigators said was sharing child porn through a home computer. Deputies with the Internet Crimes Against Children unit arrested Richard Lynn Guidry, 46, on charges of downloading and sharing child porn. ICAC deputies said with assistance from Homeland... more »
  • BR men arrested for child porn

    June 4, 2014 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Baton Rouge men believed to be involved in a child sex ring face serious charges tonight. The two men were picked-up in a national sweep. In all, 19 men across Louisiana were busted in what's called "Operation Broken Heart." June is Internet Safety Awareness Month,... more »
  • Attorney accused of receiving child porn

    May 27, 2014 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal and state authorities accused a Baton Rouge attorney of child porn charges Monday. U. S. Attorney Walt Green said his office filed a bill of information charging William Steven Mannear, 62, with receiving child porn. The U. S. Attorney's Office said Mannear used a... more »
  • Man sentenced to 14 years in child porn case

    May 5, 2014 5:44 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - A federal judge has sentenced a 23-year-old Lafayette man to 14 years in prison for receiving child pornography on his computer. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Haik on Thursday also ordered Gary Berry to 15 years of supervision once he's released and to register as a sex... more »
  • NOPD officer charged with child porn possession

    April 23, 2014 5:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities accused a New Orleans Police officer Wednesday of possessing child porn, according to the Attorney General's Office. Officers arrested Bradley Wax, 54, of Mandeville on 38 charges of pornography involving juveniles. He was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail, and faces 20 years in... more »
  • Livingston man faces 100 charges of child porn

    April 22, 2014 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General's Office announced that investigators accused Livingston man of 100 counts of child pornography this week. Authorities arrested Richard Mudd, 47, Tuesday and booked him into the Livingston Parish jail on 50 counts of possession and another 50 counts of distributing child porn. ... more »
  • Abita Springs man accused of running child porn ring

    February 20, 2014 3:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal authorities filed charges today against an Abita Springs man accused of running a massive child pornography ring from his home. The U. S. Attorneys' Office in New Orleans said Jonathan Johnson, 27, ran two sites were a combined 27,000 people from around the world uploaded... more »
  • Two accused of child porn

    February 20, 2014 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General's Office said joint investigations led by their High Tech Crime Unit led to two arrests for child pornography this week. Investigators arrested Brandon Hunt, 25, of Denham Springs Wednesday. He faces 50 counts of possessing and six counts of distributing child porn. ... more »
  • Three accused of child porn

    February 13, 2014 12:43 PM

    EUNICE - Authorities and members of the Attorney General's high-tech crime unit arrested three men recently on suspicion of possessing or distributing child porn. Investigators arrested Adam Shilow, 33, of Eunice; Scott Paul Touchet, 40, of Erath, and Gilbert Dupre, 45, of Duson. Shilow and Touchet were arrested Tuesday,... more »
  • Two men arrested on child porn charges

    November 22, 2013 11:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested two men from New Orleans on child pornography charges. The state Attorney General's Office says 37-year-old Brian Keith Stewart faces 15 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, with another count of distributing. He was arrested Thursday. 25-year-old Matthew Totaro was also arrested Thursday in a... more »
  • Former deputy re-arrested for having sex with minor

    November 7, 2013 9:24 AM

    GONZALES - A former law enforcement officer faces additional charges for alleged inappropriate behavior with a minor. Authorities took Todd Tripp into custody Thursday morning for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The arrest is Tripp's latest run-in with the law. The 24-year-old was fired from his... more »
  • Former deputy accused of child porn

    October 10, 2013 2:54 PM

    GONZALES - A former deputy with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has been arrested for a second time. Todd Tripp, 24, has been booked on 304 counts of child pornography. Tripp was fired on September 10 when he was arrested on charges of child pornography and indecent behavior... more »
  • Deputy accused of sexting 15-year old boy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 11, 2013 6:02 PM

    GONZALES - An Ascension Parish deputy is out of a job and behind bars after deputies accused him of child pornography and indecent behavior with a juvenile. Todd Tripp, 24, was fired and arrested Tuesday, just hours after deputies learned of the allegations. Deputies executed a search warrant... more »
  • Deputy in Ascension Parish arrested for child porn

    September 11, 2013 2:17 PM

    Gonzales- A deputy with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, arrested for child pornography, is now out of a job. Investigators arrested 24 year-old Todd Tripp after he reportedly exchanged inappropriate text messages and pictures with a 15 year-old in another parish. They say Tripp did meet the teen... more »
  • Child porn victim sues predators

    August 27, 2013 7:34 PM

    PHILADELPHIA- A child pornography victim sued her father and 13 other jailed men for $150,000 each. Masha Allen is a Russian orphan who was adopted at age five by Pittsburgh Millionaire Matthew Mancuso. He's in prison for making pornographic images of her that were widely distributed online. She filed the... more »
  • Gonzales man arrested for child pornography

    July 30, 2013 2:14 PM

    GONZALES- A suspected child predator from Gonzales is now behind bars. Thomas Preston Newman Jr., who is 26 years old, was booked into the Ascension Parish Prison on nine counts of pornography involving juveniles. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison on each count. The... more »
  • Denham Springs man sentenced in child porn case

    July 12, 2013 9:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been sentenced in Baton Rouge to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to possession, receipt and attempted receipt of child pornography. David L. Whitehead was also ordered by U.S. District Judge James J. Brady on Thursday to serve 10 years... more »
  • HS teacher accused of having child pornography

    June 12, 2013 9:01 AM

    METAIRIE- School officials say a 43-year-old Grace King High School teacher accused of child pornography has been placed on indefinite leave from his job. The Jefferson Parish public school system disclosed the employment status of Walter Sologaistoa, of Kenner, but did not say whether the Spanish teacher is still being... more »
  • City tears down blighted property check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 9, 2013 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City workers tore down a dilapidated Baton Rouge home today after getting a court order allowing them to remove the blighted structure. David Guillory with the Department of Public Works said it belonged to David Burke, who's been in jail a year awaiting trial for more... more »
  • Inside house of accused child predator, hoarder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 8, 2013 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city finally has everything completed to demolish a house infamous for the homeowner's arrest last year. It's located in a neighborhood off of Starring Lane. People who live near it have complained of a giant mess that's emptied out into the front yard. The owner,... more »
  • City will demolish house where child porn was found

    May 2, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The home of a man in jail on child porn charges will be torn down once utilities are disconnected the city said Thursday. A sign alerting of the demolition has already been posted on the home on Stoney Creek Avenue. David Burke lived there until he... more »
  • Man accused by LSP, FBI of child porn

    April 23, 2013 6:45 PM

    COVINGTON - State and federal agents arrested a Covington man after they said they found child porn at his home. Detectives with the Louisiana State Police accused Paul Beebe III, 32, of 21 counts of pornography involving juveniles. An LSP spokesperson said with help from the FBI, investigators... more »
  • New Orleans man sentenced in child porn case

    April 19, 2013 9:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 48-year-old man will serve a nine-year prison sentence for downloading photos depicting the sexual abuse of children. U.S. District Judge Nannette Brown on Thursday also ordered Myles Fitzgerald Guidry to spend the rest of his life under federal supervision after he is released. Acting U.S. Attorney... more »
  • New Orleans teacher arrested in child porn case

    April 10, 2013 9:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The FBI says a teacher at St. Mary's Academy in New Orleans has been arrested for allegedly enticing 14-year-old boy to produce sexually explicit images. The Times-Picayune reports 29-year-old Keith Joseph McGee was arrested Tuesday by the FBI's Child Exploitation Task Force. St. Mary's Academy is a private... more »
  • New Iberia man arrested in child porn case

    March 20, 2013 7:36 AM

    NEW IBERIA - State police say a 60-year-old New Iberia man has been arrested for possessing and distributing child pornography. Troopers say Paul Smith was arrested Monday at his home where detectives said they found digitally stored pornographic images of children along with several movies that depicted child pornography. Smith... more »
  • City to deal with porn house called eyesore

    March 5, 2013 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city will deal with a house where hundreds of images of child pornography were found last year. Neighbors have complained about the house on Stoney Creek Ave. A judge ruled the city can make repairs, and if it is deemed dangerous, it can be torn... more »
  • Maryland man sentenced in child porn case

    February 21, 2013 8:46 AM

    LAFAYETTE- A 30-year-old Maryland man was sentenced in Lafayette, La., to eight years in prison for possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley tells The Advertiser Phillip Sessa Jr., of Essex, Md., was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Richard T. Haik. Prosecutors say an acquaintance of Sessa alerted... more »
  • Husband and wife face child porn, drug charges

    January 24, 2013 4:09 PM

    LORANGER - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish arrested a Loranger couple after investigators said they found drugs and child pornography in their home. Deputies arrested Richard W. Dunnington, 51, and his wife Lisa Fay Dunnington, 50, yesterday after a search of their residence. Investigators said they found several... more »
  • Man accused in child porn investigation

    October 29, 2012 3:24 PM

    ANGIE - Authorities charged a Washington Parish man with possessing child porn after a joint investigation with local, state and federal agencies. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office said Joseph Lloyd Gerald, 23, of Angie was arrested Friday following the investigation. Investigators charged Gerald with 20 counts of possessing... more »
  • La. man sentenced in Va. on child porn charges

    October 16, 2012 12:47 PM

    LYNCHBURG, Va. - A Louisiana man has received a 25-year prison sentence for sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl and recording the abuse. U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Heaphy says 57-year-old Gregory Thomas Miller of Deville, La., was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Lynchburg. Miller had pleaded guilty in April to... more »
  • Court: Child porn victims can get restitution

    October 1, 2012 2:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has ruled that victims of child pornography can recover restitution from people convicted of viewing images of their abuse without showing a link between the crime and their injuries. Monday's majority opinion by the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New... more »
  • Puppeteer charged with child porn and kidnapping

    July 27, 2012 12:26 PM

    PINELLAS CO. - An alleged threat to children who entertained kids as a puppeteer is now behind bars in western Florida. Tampa-area officers arrested 57-year-old Ronald William Brown last week. Court documents allege he had graphic discussions online about abusing, kidnapping, killing, and eating children. The complaint... more »
  • City officials to clean home of man arrested for child porn check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 11, 2012 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The city of Baton Rouge plans to clean up the yard of a man who was arrested Thursday on 100 counts of child pornography. It's a story News 2 first brought you in October 2010, when the Department of Public Works said it was planning to... more »
  • Neighbors "not shocked" man was charged with child porn possession check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 10, 2012 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sixty-year-old David Burke faces 100 counts of child porn after an undercover investigation revealed a "massive amount" of explicit images of juveniles on his computer. Burke's neighbors who have children say they are relieved. Others have steered clear of Burke's house for years due to it's... more »
  • Slidell man faces child porn charges

    March 20, 2012 8:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Attorney's Office says a 22-year-old Slidell man has been arrested on two counts of sexual exploitation of children, including receiving sexual images of a 12-year-old girl on his computer. In the three-page felony charge issued Monday, U.S. Attorney Jim Letten alleges Quentin Kittel received sexually... more »
  • Unregistered sex offender sentenced to 21 months in prison

    February 3, 2012 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The United States Department of Justice sent a strong message to unregistered sex offenders Friday by sentencing a convicted child pornographer who didn't register to 21 months in prison. Noel Carlson, 38, of Mesa, Arizona will be supervised for five years after release . In... more »
  • Fire at House yields Child Porn

    January 19, 2012 7:42 PM

    An architecture professor in New York isn't talking after firefighters found child porn in his burning home. Gamal El-Zoghby is charged with child endangerment and refuses to talk about the case. State police say firefighters in Eagleswood Township found a magazine from the 1970's with pornographic images of girls when... more »
  • Former library official pleads guilty to child porn charge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 13, 2011 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The former second-in-command at the East Baton Rouge Library faces up to 20 years in prison after he plead guilty to attempted receipt of child porn. Aaron Brian Fielder, 42, signed a plea agreement in Alabama admitting to soliciting sex from who he thought was a... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested on child porn charges

    December 5, 2011 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorney general's office announced Monday the arrest of a Baton Rouge man charged with possessing pornography involving juveniles. Christopher Periou, 24, of 1307 Kenilworth Parkway, was arrested Friday as part of a joint investigation involving the Attorney General's High Technology Crime Unit, East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Deputies Look For Child Porn, Find Marijuana Cultivation

    December 2, 2011 9:01 AM

    AMITE- Tangipahoa Parish cyber-detectives were contacted by detectives in England who said an eleven-year-old English girl had been contacted by an Internet predator believed to be in Tangipahoa Parish. The investigation led to Anthony Latino of Amite. On December 1, 2011 detectives executed a search warrant at Latino's... more »
  • Joint effort arrests man for child porn

    November 23, 2011 4:43 PM

    BOGALUSA - Authorities attested a man Tuesday for possesing child pornography after being the target of a joint investigation. Jonathan S. Richardson, 24, of 320 Welch St. was arrested and charged with 30 counts of pornography involving juveniles. The arrest was made by the Attorney General's High Technology... more »
  • Police: Dozens of teens involved in Vt. sext ring

    August 18, 2011 12:35 PM

    MILTON, Vt. - Police in Vermont say nearly two dozen teenagers used school computers and a special email account to access indecent photos and videos taken by female classmates. Authorities said Thursday that 22 students have admitted to using the school computers in February to view 30 to 40... more »
  • Miss. man arrested for sending nude pics to LSP

    June 24, 2011 2:44 PM

    HOUMA - A Mississippi man was arrested after Louisiana State Police said he sent nude photos of himself to an investigator posing as a child on the Internet. Authorities arrested William Britt, 53, of Brandon, Miss. on Tuesday and extradited him to Terrebonne Parish on charges of computer-aided solicitation... more »
  • BR man arrested on child porn charges

    May 12, 2011 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said they found child porn on a computer at his residence this week. Trooper Russell Graham said LSP detectives arrested Trent Neck, 20, after the search Tuesday turned up a laptop with several images "indicative of child... more »
  • Baton Rouge teen accused of having child porn

    March 30, 2011 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A joint investigation has led to an 18-year-old being arrested and charged with child pornography, according to the state Attorney General's office. Jose Martin Diaz Jr. was arrested Monday, and accused of four counts of pornography involving juveniles. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said the AG's... more »
  • Grand Isle man arrested for child porn

    March 4, 2011 3:12 PM

    SLIDELL - A Grand Isle man accused of child pornography involving juveniles, is now behind bars. Slidell Police arrested Patrick Walsh, 66, after they said they found pornographic pictures in a hidden compartment at his home, on a camera he was using and in the trunk of his vehicle.... more »
  • Hammond man arrested in child porn investigation

    January 25, 2011 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old Hammond man as part of an undercover child porn investigation. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Joseph Decelle during a joint investigation with the state Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit. Decelle was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish prison without incident. If... more »
  • Judge sentences man in child porn, snakes case

    December 22, 2010 10:43 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - A federal judge in Mississippi has sentenced a man to 30 years in prison on charges of coercing an underage girl to pose for child pornography with poisonous snakes. John Joseph Maillet pleaded guilty in September to one count of production of child pornography. He was sentenced... more »
  • LSP: Man could be largest child porn trader in state

    December 21, 2010 1:58 PM

    MANSFIELD – State Police have made busted a man that they say was the largest purveyor of child pornography in the state of Louisiana. 61-year-old Gregory Blackburn of Mansfield was arrested Monday after a search of his home. According to investigators, he is suspected to be the most prolific trader... more »
  • Man accused of child pornography

    December 8, 2010 5:02 PM

    HAMMOND- A man from Tangipahoa Parish is behind bars, accused of child pornography. 27-year-old Shaun Siverd was arrested by Louisiana State Police, after they searched his home and seized a computer they claimed had child pornography on it. State Police said they received a tip a year ago... more »
  • FBI Alert on Video Barbie

    December 7, 2010 7:38 PM

    The FBI issued a cyber crime alert on a new Barbie doll that comes equipped with a hidden video camera. The camera is built into the necklace on Mattel's Barbie Video Girl and records up to 30 minutes of footage that can be downloaded to a computer. The FBI says... more »
  • Holden man charged with 101 Counts of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile

    November 29, 2010 12:10 PM

    LIVINGSTON- A man from Holden is facing more than 100 counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile after police and sheriff's deputies found images of her on the man's computer, during a separate investigation. Dale Church, 44, faces more than 700 years behind bars if convicted on all 107... more »
  • BR man arrested in child porn investigation

    November 22, 2010 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Louisiana State Police say they found hundreds of child porn images on several hard drives at a Baton Rouge residence as part of their Operation Child Watch investigations. 37-year-old Anthony Griggs was arrested Friday after investigators searched his residence. Trooper Russell Graham said during the search found... more »
  • Two arrested in LSP child porn investigations

    November 19, 2010 10:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS – Two men have been arrested in suspicion of possessing child pornography in separate online investigations by Louisiana State Police. 29-year-old Justin Dyer was arrested Wednesday in Pearl River, La. by a U. S. Marshals Task Force. A warrant had been issued for Dyer’s arrest in 2009 after... more »
  • Man wants to change plea in child porn snakes case

    November 9, 2010 12:39 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A man who pleaded guilty to coercing an underaged girl to pose for child pornography with poisonous snakes now wants to withdraw his plea. John Joseph Maillet pleaded guilty Sept. 8 in federal court to production of child pornography. He faced 30 years in prison.... more »
  • Teen charged with possession of child porn

    September 14, 2010 10:24 AM

    A 19-year old Denham Springs man is locked up and charged with four counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles. Monday, agents searched Christopher Pitre's home and seized a laptop computer that had videos of pornography involving juveniles. Further forensic analysis of that laptop will be conducted by Livingston... more »
  • La. man gets prison in child porn case

    September 4, 2010 9:59 AM

    A Gretna man who pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Forty-five-year-old Tony Templet also was sentenced Friday to five years of supervised release following his prison term. Federal prosecutors said Templet told investigators he used a computer to download and save videos... more »
  • Loranger man arrested on molestation, child porn charges

    August 9, 2010 11:31 AM

    A 55-year-old Loranger man is in lock-up, accused of inappropriate behavior with underage children. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office detectives say after investigating Randolph Ard's accused behaviors, they searched his home and found images of underage children engaged in sexual activity on electronic equipment. Ard was arrested Friday and... more »
  • Investigation ties military workers to child porn

    July 23, 2010 1:28 PM

    The Defense Department says an investigation has identified dozens of members of the military and defense contractors, including those with top-level security clearances, as having obtained child pornography. The finding by investigators, released Friday by the Pentagon, is particularly alarming because many of the individuals would have access to... more »
  • Two men arrested on child sex charges

    May 28, 2010 1:08 PM

    A Denham Springs man and another from Shreveport are facing child sex charges after an undercover internet sting. 20 year old Brandon Daniel Adams, of Denham Springs, is changed with computer aided solicitation of a minor and indecent behavior with juveniles. 24 year old Daniel Allen Jacobs, of... more »
  • Man arrested on child porn charges in Tangipahoa Parish

    May 14, 2010 3:10 PM

    A joint investigation between law enforcement agencies in Louisiana...led to the arrest of a man in Hammond on child porn charges. Investigators found child porn on George Beebe's computer after search of his home. State Police say Beebe admitted to downloading the images. Beebe is charged with... more »
  • Traffic stop leads to international fugitive arrest

    May 12, 2010 9:14 AM

    A traffic stop in Livingston Parish led deputies to the arrest of an international fugitive. Deputies stopped a car that matched the description of a vehicle used in a burglary in Denham Springs. When deputies stopped Roman Nemethy, he allegedly produced an International Driver's License that he said he purchased... more »
  • Larry Caillier's child porn trial slated for May

    March 17, 2010 6:50 AM

    Larry Caillier II is set to stand trial May 17 on federal child pornography charges. The former Opelousas High School teacher pleaded not guilty to charges of production and possession of child pornography, and attempt to coerce a minor to engage in criminal sexual acts. He was arrested Feb. 26... more »
  • Former Opelousas high school teacher accused of child porn

    March 10, 2010 1:28 PM

    A federal grand jury has indicted a former Opelousas alderman and Opelousas High School teacher with getting a minor to engage in sex acts to produce pornography. Acting U.S. Attorney William J. Flanagan said Wednesday that Larry Caillier II is charged with producing and possessing child pornography, and with... more »
  • 2 plead guilty to child porn

    February 26, 2010 6:33 AM

    Two Alexandria men arrested in November 2008 as part of a state police child pornography sting have pleaded guilty to two counts each of pornography involving juveniles. Sixty-three-year-old Joseph Allen Coleman pleaded guilty Tuesday, and he was sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary on each count with the... more »
  • Man sentenced in child porn case

    January 28, 2010 6:42 AM

    A 44-year-old St. Francisville man has been sentenced in Baton Rouge to nearly four years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. Earl Henry Leet also was ordered to serve three years under the post-prison supervision of federal officers. Leet was convicted by a jury in January 2009. Leet's... more »
  • UF broadcaster busted for child porn

    January 19, 2010 8:09 PM

    Longtime University of Florida sports radio broadcaster Steve Babik faces federal charges of having child porn on his computer and was fired by the University Athletic Association. Baik pleaded not guilty before a federal magistrate in Gainesville on Tuesday and was released with restrictions. His lawyer says its too early... more »

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