Harvey many arrested for distributing child pornography

Dejohn Joseph Downs, 23
Dejohn Joseph Downs, 23

Police arrested a Harvey man today and charged him with multiple counts of distribution and possession of child pornography, according to a spokesperson with the attorney generals office.

Agents arrested Dejohn Joseph Downs, 23, following a joint investigation by the Louisiana Attorney General's High Technology Crime Unit, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and Homeland Security Investigations.

Downs was charged with seven counts of distributing pornography involving juveniles and two counts of possessing child pornography.

Downs was booked into the Jefferson Parish Jail.  If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison on each count of possessing and distributing pornography involving juveniles.