Slidell man arrested for child pornography

Paul Pichon, 39
Paul Pichon, 39

Slidell, La.— A Slidell man has been arrested and charged with eight counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles.

Agents arrested 39-year-old Paul A. Pichon on Monday following a joint investigation involving the Attorney General's High Technology Crime Unit, the Slidell Police Department, Department of Homeland Security and St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.

Pichon was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Prison without incident.

Pichon is charged with violating a state law forbidding a person to produce, distribute, possess, or possess with the intent to distribute pornography involving juveniles.

If convicted, Pichon could face up to $50,000 in fines and up to 20 years in prison on each count.