Covington man wanted after phone found with child pornography images

Covington man wanted after phone found with child pornography images

COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) - The Covington Police Department and state investigators hope the public can help find a man wanted for possession of child pornography.

Chief Tim Lentz said an arrest warrant was issued for Richard "Duane" Crawford, 37, on 27 counts of possession of child pornography, stemming from a March 10 incident in which a cell phone was recovered containing images suspected to be illegal.

Crawford is described as 5'8" tall, weighing approximately 150 pounds. He may be in Bogalusa or Poplarville, MS areas, or working offshore.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Crawford is asked not to approach him and to call the Covington Police Department at 985-892-8500 or their local authorities.

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