POSTED: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:48pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 4:23pm
Slidell, La (NBC33) — A Slidell man was arrested on Friday, Feb. 21, and charged with aggravated rape, aggravated incest, and two counts of producing pornography involving juveniles.
According to the Louisiana Attorney General’s office, investigators searched the residence of Patrick Emerson, 54, in November 2013.
Emerson was arrested after the search for possessing child pornography.
The subsequent investigation revealed that Emerson also produced pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13.
After studying the footage, detectives determined that Emerson was the person violating children on camera.
Emerson was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.
If convicted, he faces life imprisonment at hard labor on the charge of aggravated rape, 99 years in prison on the charge of aggravated incest, and up to 20 years on each count of producing child pornography.