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Attorney General Jeff Landry Arrests Three Men on Over 550 Counts of Child Pornography
10/27/2016

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced the arrest of three Louisiana men on possession and distribution of child pornography.

“Protecting our State’s children from predators remains a main focus of my office,” said Attorney General Jeff Landry. "We will continue to investigate, arrest, and bring to justice those who exploit children.”

Michael Clark, 31 of Denham Springs, was arrested on 300 counts of Possession of Sexual Abuse Images and/or videos of children, four counts of Production of Sexual Abuse Images and/or videos of children, three counts of Distribution of Sexual Abuse Images and/or videos of children (under the age of 13), and one count of Molestation of a juvenile. Clark was arrested and booked into the Livingston Parish Jail as a result of a joint investigation by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Denham Springs Police Department.

Darrell Ricks, 66 of Covington, was arrested on 250 counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles under the age of 13. Ricks was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail as a result of a joint investigation by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, Louisiana State Police, and the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office.

Ahmed Elsayed Mahm Ibrahim, 31 of Greenwell Springs, was arrested for Pornography Involving Juveniles and Computer-Aided Solicitation of a Minor. Ibrahim was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison as a result of a joint investigation by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, Louisiana State Police, and East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Cyber Crime Unit has investigated thousands of computer crimes that have victimized children from infants to 16 years of age. To report child exploitation, call the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation at 800-256-4506.

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