BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced that his office has arrested a registered sex offender on 225 counts of child pornography.
“Our Cyber Crimes Unit works tirelessly to investigate and arrest criminals engaging in child exploitation,” said General Landry. “We will not cease in our efforts to apprehend those producing, possessing, or distributing pictures and videos of children being violated."
Nicholas Garcia, 32 of Houma, was arrested on 225 counts of Possession of Sexual Abuse Images/Videos of Children (under the age of 13). He was arrested and booked into the Terrebonne Parish Jail following a joint investigation between the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation (LBI) Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office. Garcia is a registered sex offender following a 2009 conviction of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile.?
If anyone has further information or concerns about Garcia, he or she is urged to call the LBI at 800-256-4506. Callers do not have to give their names.