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Five arrested for possession of pornography involving juveniles

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Posted at 3:35 PM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 16:35:05-05

Attorney General's office announced five arrests in Louisiana regarding Internet Crimes Against Children.

Five men were arrested with the help of the Louisiana Bureau of Investigations and local law enforcement . Below are the arrests:

Jared Wilkinson, 20 of Jackson, was arrested and charged with 50 counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession). The arrest was the result of a joint investigation with the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, Louisiana State Police, East Feliciana Sheriff's Office, and Jackson Police Department. Wilkinson was booked into the East Feliciana Parish Jail.

Pedro Moreno, 40 of Denham Springs, was arrested and charged with 7 counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession). The arrest was the result of a joint investigation with the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security Investigations, Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Moreno was originally booked by into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center as a fugitive then subsequently booked into the Livingston Parish Jail.

Mostafa Rasheed, 40 of Baton Rouge, was arrested and charged with 13 counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession) and four counts of Sexual Abuse of an Animal. The arrest was the result of a joint investigation with the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security Investigations, Federal Bureau of Investigation, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, and New Iberia Police Department. Rasheed was booked into the East Baton Parish Prison.

Gregory Pratt, 53 of West Monroe, was arrested and charged with one count of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession). The arrest was the result of an investigation by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation. Pratt was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.

Charles Howell IV, 61 of Terrytown, was arrested and charged with one count of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession). The arrest was the result of a joint investigation with the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security Investigations, and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Howell was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center.

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