Louisiana man facing 1,000 child pornography charges; $1M bond set

FBI and Homeland Security among law enforcement agencies involved with case
Brian Lemoine, 37, of Livonia was arrested by local, state, and federal law enforcement...
Brian Lemoine, 37, of Livonia was arrested by local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies on 500 counts of child pornography on April 11, 2019.(Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Apr. 12, 2019 at 11:08 AM CDT
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LIVONIA, LA (WAFB) - Multiple law enforcement sources tell the 9News Investigators that a Livonia man was arrested following an investigation involving child pornography.

Brian Lemoine, 37, was arrested on the morning of Thursday, April 11, on 500 counts of pornography involving juveniles. He was transported to the Pointe Coupee Parish Jail.

On Friday, April 12, the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Crime Unit charged Lemoine with an additional 500 counts of distributing pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13.

It comes after a joint investigation by numerous agencies including the FBI, Louisiana Attorney General’s Office, Louisiana State Police, Homeland Security Investigations, the Livonia Police Department, and the Pointe Coupee and East Baton Rouge sheriff’s offices.

The FBI says Lemoine was found to be in possession of several thousand child porn images, with at least 500 of those of juveniles under age 13.

Lemoine’s employer released the following statement:

(Whitehead Law Firm)

A judge set Lemoine’s bond at $1 million.

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