Man arrested after officials find child pornography involving 5-year-old in his home
POSTED: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 11:04am
Hammond, La — A proactive online child pornography investigation has lead to an arrest in Hammond.
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's detectives, Federal Homeland Security Investigators, and State Attorney General's Office Investigators went to the home of Patrick Lites, 32, in the morning hours of March 15.
A preliminary search of the residence revealed the presence of sexually explicit images of children, including one video which depicts a child, approximately 5-years-old, engaged in sexually graphic activities with multiple adults.
Lites was charged with possession of Pornogrpahy Involving Juveniles. He was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail and is being held on a $100,000 surety bond at this time.