Former Gonzales Fire Chief, Kristopher Johnson, 36, has been convicted of child pornography charges.

According to U.S. Attorney Walt Green, Johnson was convicted of four counts of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. He pleaded guilty to the aforementioned charges, to be sentenced at a later date.

The case is still being investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations and the Cyber Crime Unit of the Louisiana Attorney General's Office. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office also assisted in the investigation.