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Two New Orleans men booked in child pornography investigations

Two New Orleans men booked in child pornography investigations (source: Flickr) Two New Orleans men booked in child pornography investigations (source: Flickr)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

Attorney General Jeff Landry announced the arrests of two New Orleans men on child pornography charges. 

Melvin Newman, 58, was arrested on 500 counts of Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles (under the age of 13) and five counts of Distribution of Pornography Involving Juveniles (under the age of 13). Newman was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Prison as a result of a joint investigation between Attorney General Jeff Landry's Cyber Crime Unit, New Orleans Police Department Child Abuse Unit, Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit, and Homeland Security Investigations.

Lawrence Jones, 23, was arrested on 150 counts of Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles (under the age of 13). Jones was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Prison as a result of a joint investigation between Attorney General Jeff Landry's Cyber Crime Unit, New Orleans Police Department Child Abuse Unit, Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit, and Homeland Security Investigations. 

Investigators with Attorney General Jeff Landry's Cyber Crime Unit say that anyone who suspects the exploitation of children from infants to 17 years of age should call 800-256-4506.

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