St. Tammany man arrested for multiple child exploitation, sex crimes

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Attorney General Jeff Landry's office has arrested a Slidell man for sex crimes against children and animals.

"I am committed to protecting Louisiana's children from those who seek to exploit and abuse them," said General Landry. "I am grateful for the dedicated men and women at our office and with our law enforcement partners who find child predators, get them off our streets, and bring them to justice."

Ian Bagley, 33 of Slidell, was arrested on 11 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13, 3 counts of producing pornography involving juveniles, 2 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, 46 counts of sexual abuse of animals, one count of felony carnal knowledge with a juvenile, one count of indecent behavior with a juvenile, one count of computer aided solicitation of a minor, and one count of oral sexual battery. The arrest was a result of a joint investigation with the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, Mandeville Police Department, Slidell Police Department, and St. Tammany Parish Department of Animal Services. He was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.

"This is an ongoing investigation," pressed General Landry. "I encourage anyone with information regarding Ian Bagley to call the LBI toll-free at 1-800-256-4506; callers may remain anonymous."

Contributed by Attorney General Jeff Landry's office