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New Orleans man arrested for impersonating a police officer and on child pornography charges

FBI says New Orleans man impersonated a police officer  (source: Flickr) FBI says New Orleans man impersonated a police officer (source: Flickr)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Tristion Grant was arrested by the FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Against Children/Human Trafficking Task Force on state charges. He was booked for false impersonation of a police office and computer aided solicitation of a minor.

After a lengthy investigation that spanned from Los Angeles to Florida, the FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Against Children/Human Trafficking Task Force arrested Grant in New Orleans.  Grant, who is 18, is accused of contacting female minors online and coercing them to send nude pictures of themselves to him.  In addition, he also allegedly used intimidation tactics and threatened to arrest the female victims if they did not comply with his mandates.

Tristion Grant was transported to the Orleans Parish Prison.  

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