State Police Arrest Trooper for Child Pornography

Crime

This Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 booking photo provided by the Louisiana State Police shows Jason Boyet, a Louisiana State Police trooper who was arrested on a child pornography charge. Lt. Nick Manale, a spokesman for the agency, said Boyet, has been placed on administrative leave following the arrest on one count of production and distribution of pornography involving juveniles. (Louisiana State Police via AP)

MANDEVILLE, La. (Press Release) – This morning, a Trooper with Louisiana State Police Troop L was taken into custody charged with one count of Production and Distribution of Pornography Involving Juveniles. 

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit. 

The Trooper, identified as 41 year old Jason Boyet, has been placed on administrative leave following the arrest with all law enforcement property and gear recovered.

The investigation began as Special Agents developed information of a subject, later identified as Boyet, producing and distributing pornographic images on a web based application. 

Through investigative means, Agents identified Boyet as the online user and placed him into custody following an interview.

Boyet was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail without incident.  The investigation remains ongoing with the potential for additional charges. 

This investigation was made possible through the cooperation and coordination of the FBI-New Orleans Field Office.

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