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  • Thibodaux man arrested for child pornography

    January 26, 2017 10:45 AM

    TERREBONNE - A man has been arrested on 50 counts of child pornography following an investigation in which he was arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Police arrested 23-year-old Randy Himel of Thibodaux after his phone was seized and examined in relation to a different investigation. During the... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for possession of child pornography

    January 20, 2017 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after finding child pornography in his Baton Rouge home Friday. State Police searched the home of 32-year-old Timothy Carriere after an investigation led them to believe that he was in possession of child pornography. Carriere willingly agreed to let police search his... more »
  • Former Gonzales fire chief pleads guilty to child porn charges

    December 20, 2016 4:14 PM

    GONZALES – The former Gonzales Fire Chief has been convicted of child pornography charges, according to U.S. Attorney Walt Green. Former Gonzales District Fire Chief Kristopher Johnson , 36, was convicted of four counts of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. Johnson pleaded guilty... more »
  • 20-year-old arrested for looking at child porn while volunteering

    November 22, 2016 4:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested after looking at child porn while volunteering at an animal shelter. 20-year-old Connor McCullough was arrested for one count of pornography involving juveniles. McCullough was a volunteer for Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS), a volunteer organization for animal welfare.... more »
  • LSP: Texas man had child porn on his cell phone

    June 21, 2016 10:07 PM

    HOUMA - State Police arrested a Texas Man in Terrebonne Parish Tuesday and charged him with possession of child pornography. The investigation began earlier this month when law enforcement began searching for Thomas Walker, 20, for violating the terms of his probation. After troopers arrested Walker, he was extradited... more »
  • Livingston man sentenced to 12 years for juvenile sex offenses

    May 20, 2016 12:41 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish District Attorney says a Livingston man will serve 12 years in prison without parole for a range of juvenile sex offenses. 35-year-old Tony Willbanks, of Livingston, was charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile, video voyeurism, two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles and... more »
  • Federal grand jury indicts BR man on child porn charges

    May 12, 2016 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grand jury has returned an indictment for a part-time owner of a hotel accused of the distribution and possession of child porn. According to U.S. Attorney Walt Green, 53-year-old Christopher Young, of Baton Rouge, was the part-time owner of a hotel in Costa Rica where... more »
  • FBI arrests man on child porn charges

    May 5, 2016 10:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The FBI in New Orleans arrested a Harvey man Thursday and charged him with 19 counts of child porn possession. Dylan Sarkozy, 20, was taken into custody by the Violent Crimes Against Children/Human Trafficking Task Force (VHAC/HT TF) following what's described as a "lengthy" investigation. ... more »
  • Catching Child Predators: Inside look at State's Cyber Crime Unit Play Video

    March 17, 2016 6:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- It's a job that has no end in sight and a case load that grows by the day. We're talking about state investigators who try to catch men and women who prey on children. Those convicted are public officials, those fighting for justice and average Joes. We've... more »
  • Rampant teen sexting prompts efforts to update child-porn laws

    March 17, 2016 4:37 PM

    DENVER — Rampant teen sexting has left politicians and law enforcement authorities around the country struggling to find some kind of legal middle ground between prosecuting students for child porn and letting them off the hook. Most states consider sexually explicit images of minors to be child pornography, meaning... more »
  • Baton Rouge man charged with 350 counts of child porn possession

    January 28, 2016 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was arrested after authorities say they found more than 350 child porn images during a search of his apartment. Officers arrested 31-year-old Evan Taylor at his place of work on Jan. 28. Authorities say the Louisiana Department of Justice's Cyber Crimes... more »
  • Former mayor Longanecker pleads guilty to child porn, animal cruelty Play Video

    January 19, 2016 12:43 PM

    GONZALES - The former Mayor of Sorrento, Wilson Longanecker Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to possessing child porn and animal cruelty in an Ascension Parish Courtroom. Longanecker's deal for his guilty plea to all 50 charges gets him 40 years behind bars, according to authorities. He will receive credit... more »
  • Officials: Man possessing child porn tried to destroy laptop

    December 23, 2015 11:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials say a New Orleans man indicted on child pornography charges tried to destroy his laptop as authorities knocked on his door with a warrant. 33-year-old Dwight Joseph Jr. is accused of possessing images and videos depicting sexual exploitation of children. He is also accused of... more »
  • Man accused of child porn possession

    November 25, 2015 10:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities charged a Baton Rouge man with child porn possession after investigators said they found the files during a search of his computer this week. Officers arrested 31-year-old William Tujague Tuesday after they said he admitted to downloading the images. Members of the Louisiana State... more »
  • Laplace man arrested after distributing child porn to undercover detective

    November 17, 2015 4:04 PM

    LAPLACE - Sheriff’s deputies in Plaquemines Parish announced the arrest of a man accused of distributing child pornography to an undercover detective. 27-year-old Matthew Guillory, of Laplace, was arrested at his home by members of the Attorney General’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, which includes members of... more »
  • Livingston man indicted on child porn charges

    October 29, 2015 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grand jury indicated a Livingston man on child pornography charges Thursday. 40-year-old Anthony Kurtz was found to be in possession of images of pre-pubescent minors and minors under the age of 12, according to the Department of Justice. Kurtz is accused of distributing and... more »
  • Man charged after massive child porn stash seized

    September 25, 2015 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities charged a Baton Rouge man with hundreds of counts of child porn possession after an investigation by the Attorney General's Cyber-Crime Unit. Investigators arrested 35-year-old Benjamin Cole Rosenthal on Thursday. He also faces drug possession and weapons charges for having guns and drugs present together.... more »
  • Child porn roundup leads to 4 arrests

    July 31, 2015 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General's Office announced its Cyber Crime Unit arrested four men this week for online crimes that victimized children. Each of the four men were taken down through separate investigations. 25-year-old John Griffith, of Pineville, was arrested Wednesday and booked into Rapides Parish Prison... more »
  • Neighbors cautious after sex offender was busted again Play Video

    July 10, 2015 10:08 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Neighbors are reflecting on their run-ins with a man who lived next door, wondering if they noticed anything unusual leading up to his arrest Friday on 500 counts of possession of child pornography and 50 counts of distribution of porn involving juveniles. Anthony Kurtz, 40, was apprehended... more »
  • Dozens accused in internet predators bust Play Video

    June 24, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities announced dozens of people were arrested during a two-month long operation in Louisiana targeting internet predators. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said "Operation Broken Heart" led to 36 arrests in April and May. Caldwell said most suspects were charged with possession or distribution of child... more »
  • Downsville man sentenced to over 28 years for child porn

    June 15, 2015 6:24 PM

    MONROE - Federal prosecutors say a man from Downsville in north Louisiana has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for producing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced on Monday that Michael S. Golden, 53, was sentenced to 342 months in prison by U.S. District Judge... more »
  • Man accused of uploading child porn to social media

    April 13, 2015 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities charged a West Monroe man with distributing child porn after an investigation by multiple state and federal authorities. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said 28-year-old Jamison Harvey was charged Monday with eight counts of distributing and one count of possessing child pornography. The AG's... more »
  • Slidell teen accused of child porn possession

    April 10, 2015 10:30 AM

    SLIDELL - Authorities and members of the Attorney General's Office accused a Slidell man of having child porn after a joint investigation. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said investigators arrested Jarrett Wayne Tillman, 19, on 22 counts of child pornography recently. Caldwell said work by the AG's Cyber Crime... more »
  • 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 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 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 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 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 »

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