Disclaimer: All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

LINCOLN PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 61-year-old Ralph Allen Richards for Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles. According to officials, Richards became the subject of an investigation following a tip submitted by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Richards was taken into custody and transported to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. His bond was set at $75,000.

We are thankful for everyone who participated in this investigation and work tirelessly to rid our communities from child predators.

Sheriff Stephen Williams, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office