Former OPSO worker pleads guilty to child porn possession

Local News
Joshua Deason

(9/27/18) According to our partners at The News-Star, a former employee at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Transitional Work program entered a guilty plea to two counts of pornography involving juveniles Tuesday.

According to the plea filed in 4th Judicial District Court, Joshua Deason, age 37, was sentenced to six years of hard labor for each count with sentences to run concurrently, or at the same time. He will receive credit for all time served.

Deason was initially arrested on four counts of pornography involving juveniles on March 8, 2017 following a multi-agency investigation including the OPSO and the Louisiana State Police.

Deason was immediately terminated from his position with OPSO upon his arrest.

Read more at The News-Star.

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