SLIDESHOW: 8 arrested in child porn investigation

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - The state's Internet Crimes Against Children task force affiliates joined forces to arrest eight men for alleged crimes related to the sexual exploitation of children, according to a statement released Monday by the attorney general's office.

Led by the attorney general's Cyber Crime Unit, the affiliates, comprised of local, state and federal officials, participated in a two-week undercover operation concentrating on suspects who allegedly possess, produce or distribute child pornography or who allegedly solicit children for sex.

The operation targeted the Shreveport-Bossier and Baton Rouge areas. While most of the eight arrests involve the possession or distribution of child pornography, one arrest includes charges of molestation and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Arrested are:

Nicholas Istre

Age: 31

Address: Baton Rouge, La

Charge: Molestation of a Juvenile

Indecent Behavior with Juveniles

Dane Brown

Age: 49

Address: New Roads, La

Charge: Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Distribution)

Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Possession)

Lucas Marsh

Age: 33

Address: Baton Rouge, La

Charge: Pornography Involving Juveniles (3 counts of Distribution)

Pornography Involving Juveniles (130 counts of Possession)

Bolton Morris

Age: 50

Address: Baton Rouge, La

Charge: Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Distribution)

Trey Brown

Age: 29

Address: Baton Rouge, La

Charge: Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Distribution)

Kenneth Jurl

Age: 39

Address: Bossier City, La

Charge: Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Distribution)

Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Possession)

David Williford

Age: 53

Address: Greenwood, La

Charge: Pornography Involving Juveniles (30 counts of Distribution)

Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Possession)

Paul Woodell

Age: 42

Address: Shreveport, La

Charge: Pornography Involving Juveniles (1 count of Distribution)

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