Crimes against children

Staff Report
L: James Aucoin; R: Justin Landry

BATON ROUGE — Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell announced on Nov. 13 that two Praireiville men had been arrested this week in separate incidents for child pornography.

     James Aucoin, 30, of 41106 Rustling Oak, Prairieville, was arrested on Nov. 13 on 100 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles and a single count of video voyeurism. Aucoin was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail. The arrest was a result of a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, Probation and Parole, Homeland Security Investigations and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

     In an unrelated incident, Justin Landry, 34, of 16366 Beech St., Prairieville, was arrested today on 15 counts of distributing pornography involving juveniles. Landry was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail. The arrest was a result of a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

     If convicted, each suspect faces up to 20 years in prison for each count of pornography involving juveniles.