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West Monroe man arrested after child porn found on work phone

WEST MONROE, La. - (3/5/18) A West Monroe man has been arrested in a child porn investigation after authorities find child porn on his company cell phone.

Emerson Stanton, 55 of West Monroe, was arrested on March 2, 2018.

According to the arrest report, the West Monroe Police Department (WMPD) began an investigation involving child pornography at an address on Cypress Street.

WMPD received a complaint that Emerson Stanton was looking up child pornography on a cellular phone which was provided by his company.

Police received the phone from the complainant and a search warrant was executed on the phone. 

During the initial search of the cell phone, two images of a small female child who appeared to be under the age of thirteen and was completely nude with fully exposed genitals. 

Also found in Stanton's text messages was a nude image of a small child to multiple parties. 

Stanton also had several recent Google searches for pornography involving 7 and 9 year old children. Stanton is a registered sex offender.

In 2002, Stanton was charged with assaulting a child and, in 2017, failure to register as a sex offender.

He has been booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center on four counts of pornography involving juvenile. His bond has been set at $160,000.00.

 

 


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