Professor arrested after child porn found on comp

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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - An LSU prof has been placed connected administrative permission aft being arrested successful transportation with respective charges, including pornography involving juveniles, possession of marijuana, and intersexual maltreatment of an animal.

According to apprehension records, LSUPD was contacted by the LSU Ag Center stating that its IT section recovered files connected an LSU machine issued to Gerald Myers that they believed mightiness incorporate kid pornography.

After investigating, officials reportedly recovered files with names that were alarming.

Police performed a 2nd hunt and reportedly recovered much than 50 further files that seemed pornographic successful nature, apprehension records show.

LSU IT besides stated its hunt indicated an outer hard thrust was connected to the machine and the files were perchance transferred to it.

According to apprehension records, due to the fact that the worldly tin beryllium easy transferred and stored connected aggregate devices, LSU detectives obtained hunt warrants for Sturgis Hall and Myers’ office, arsenic good arsenic requests to hunt Myers’ location and car for physics devices that could perchance incorporate kid pornography.

Police said detectives searched Sturgis Hall connected Friday, Dec. 10, located Myers, and detained him. Upon searching the office, an outer hard thrust was discovered, constabulary added.

Investigators allegedly located 100 files they judge to beryllium videos of pornography involving juveniles, immoderate of which person been seen by agents successful erstwhile investigations. They besides reportedly recovered videos of animals being engaged successful intersexual intercourse with humans.

Police said investigators besides recovered a tiny jar of suspected marijuana successful Myers’ vehicle, which was parked extracurricular of Sturgis Hall.

Several hunt warrants were executed successful St. Gabriel and New Orleans. Charges are pending successful those areas arsenic well, according to police.

A spokesperson with LSU has confirmed Gerald Myers was hired successful 1994.

LSU released the pursuing connection connected the matter:

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