Washington Parish man booked on 20 counts of child pornography

Angie, La. - A Washington Parish man has been arrested and charged with 20 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Agents arrested 23-year-old Joseph Lloyd Gerald of Angie, on Friday following a multi-agency investigation. Gerald was booked into the Washington Parish Jail without incident.

Gerald 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, he could face up to 20 years in prison on each count.