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Two GNO Men Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children
1/4/2018

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced his office’s arrests of two men on 540 counts of child pornography.

“As we begin a new year, my office’s resolution to taking child predators off our streets remains,” said General Landry. “We will continue working tirelessly to find those exploiting children and bring them to justice.” 

Ryan Horak, 20 of Madisonville,
was arrested on 500 counts of Possession of Sexual Abuse Images/Videos of Children (under the age of 13). He was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail following a joint investigation between the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation (LBI) Cyber Crime Unit and Violent Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Joseph Graves, 26 of New Orleans
, was arrested on 40 counts of Possession of Sexual Abuse Images/Videos of Children (under the age of 13). He was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Prison following a joint investigation between the LBI Cyber Crime Unit, HSI, and the New Orleans Police Department. 

If anyone has additional information or concerns about the alleged offenders – including information regarding possible victims, please call the LBI at 800-256-4506. Callers do not have to give their names. 

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