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63 arrests made in statewide initiative to combat internet child exploitation

Posted: 8:05 PM, Jun 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-24 21:06:43-04

Monday, The Louisiana Attorney General’s office announced the arrests of 63 individuals accused of internet crimes against children.

According to the AG’s Office, they along with multiple law enforcement agencies announced the success of Operation Broken Heart, a two-month initiative to identify, apprehend, and prosecute those who produce, distribute, receive and possess child pornography; engage in online enticement of children for sexual purposes; engage in the sex trafficking of children; and travel across state lines or to foreign countries and sexually abuse children.

63 arrests were made between April 1st and May 31, 2019, for Internet crimes against children. 45 suspects were charged for crimes associated with sexual abuse images and videos of children under the age of 13.

Multiple law enforcement agencies in Louisiana aided in the arrests for Operation Broken Heart.

Those arrested and their charges are as follows:

Jeremy Clinton Richard (W/M, DOB 03/16/1979) – 1 count distribution, 65 counts possession
Chandler Johnson (W/M, DOB 09/14/2000) – 40 counts possession
Nery Wilfredo Lopez Alvarado (H/M, DOB 03/03/1985) – 1 count distribution
James Cody Naquin (W/M, DOB 01/19/1998) – 4 counts possession
Zachary J. Dusang (W/M, DOB 04/28/1991) – 3 counts possession
Josiah Z. Chambers (B/M, DOB 08/05/1999) – 500 counts possession
Scott Charles Gaskill (W/M, DOB 11/24/1970) – 6 counts possession
Joseph Powell Boatman (W/M, DOB 06/03/1993) – fugitive from State of Texas for online solicitation of a minor
Daniel Joseph Looper (W/M, DOB 07/15/1951) – 100 counts possession
Adrian Danos (W/M, DOB 11/30/1999) – 53 counts possession
Miguel Angel Fiallos Martinez (H/M, DOB 01/05/1975) – 300 counts possession
Brian Pool (W/M, DOB 10/23/1977) – 96 counts possession, 2 counts obstruction of justice
Mark Williamson (W/M, DOB 12/04/1952) – 8 counts possession
Jonathan Arthur Moyer (W/M, DOB 07/06/1977) – 10 counts distribution
Ezra Paul West (W/M, DOB 05/10/1997) – 220 counts possession
Daniel F. Hardy II (W/M, DOB 04/22/1985) – 500 counts possession
Isiah Blanchard (B/M, DOB 10/10/1997) – indecent behavior with juvenile, computer aided solicitation of a minor
Byron Curtis Smith (W/M, DOB 01/21/1984) – 100 counts possession
Christopher Chambers (W/M, DOB 07/14/1978) – 9 counts possession
Brian David Lbemoine (W/M, DOB 04/14/1981) – 500 counts distribution
Paul Thompson (W/M, DOB 12/14/1971) – 10 counts possession
David Wayne Oneal (W/M, DOB 11/30/1988) – 19 counts possession
Derek Naquin (W/M, DOB 06/30/2000) – 47 counts possession
Duane David Reicks (W/M, DOB 11/28/1977) – 2 counts possession
Jennings “Jay” Bernard III (W/M, DOB 06/13/1978) – 5 counts possession
Michael Ryan Heape (W/M, DOB 09/15/1999) – 25 counts possession
Terry Scott Cepowski (W/M, DOB 09/02/1960) – 5 counts possession
Christopher Istre (W/M, DOB 03/20/1982) – 6 counts possession
Caleb Hickman (W/M, DOB 03/20/1995) – 50 counts possession
Jack Vincent Jameson (W/M, DOB 12/11/1988) – 170 counts possession
Travis Shane Ryan (W/M, DOB 08/08/1975) – 5 counts possession, indecent behavior with juveniles, computer aided solicitation of a minor
Jessie Comeaux (W/M, DOB 07/04/1982) – 5 counts possession
Jared Tyler Olivier (W/M, DOB 12/22/1995) – 25 counts possession
Kenny Ray Leday (B/M, DOB 12/29/1981) – 5 counts possession
Bonnie Magnon (W/F, DOB 12/15/1967) – 10 counts possession, 3 counts distribution
Roy Mouton (W/M, DOB 05/17/1977) – 3 counts distribution
Chad Edward Lassalle (W/M, 09/23/1974) – 3 counts possession
Mark Evans (W/M, 10/02/1960) – 3 counts possession
Jimmy Lee Jackson (W/M, 09/17/1978) – 6 counts possession
Roy Lee Mclean (W/M, DOB 10/24/1966) – 1 count possession
Patrick J. Manuel (W/M, DOB 05/23/1977) – 6 counts possession
Johnny Schalk (W/M, DOB 06/21/1966) – 50 counts possession, 2 counts sexual abuse of an animal
Jalen Anthony Walker (B/M, DOB 04/08/1992) – 2 counts felony carnal knowledge of juvenile, indecent behavior with juvenile, computer aided solicitation of a minor