2 arrests in St. Tammany child porn case

2 arrests in St. Tammany child porn case
Thomas Fleming (Source: LA Attorney General)
Thomas Fleming (Source: LA Attorney General)

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Slidell Police have arrested two St. Tammany Parish men on child pornography charges as the result of an investigation led by the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit.

Investigators booked Chad OFarrell, 28, with 400 counts of possession of child pornography and a single count of distributing pornography involving juveniles.

In a separate investigation, they booked Thomas Fleming, 21, with 100 counts of child pornography possession and one count of distribution.

Both investigations began with tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says, "My Cyber Crime Unit and law enforcement agencies across the state are fully committed to bringing online predators to justice and protecting Louisiana's children and families."

The Cyber Crime Unit investigates computer crimes involving juvenile victims.

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