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FBI arrests Michigan kidnapper in New Orleans

Jacob Chox, 21 (Source: OPSO) Jacob Chox, 21 (Source: OPSO)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Federal authorities arrested an accused Michigan kidnapper Thursday in New Orleans.

Jacob Israel Chox, 21, was taken into custody by the FBI New Orleans Division’s Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force.

After several weeks of surveillance, Chox was arrested outside of a Mid-City home as part of an ongoing investigation involving FBI offices in New Orleans, Houston and Detroit. The St. Joseph FBI RA Office, the Covert Township Police Department, the New Orleans Police Department and the Michigan State Police also assisted in the investigation.

The FBI’s Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force investigates child exploitation and human trafficking cases. The unit has seized hundreds of thousands of child pornography images and videos since its inception.

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