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West Monroe man among five arrested on child porn charges

Rasheed, 40; Moreno, 40; Gregory Pratt, 53; Wilkinson, 20; Howell IV, 61
Rasheed, 40; Moreno, 40; Gregory Pratt, 53; Wilkinson, 20; Howell IV, 61(LDJ)
Published: Nov. 30, 2020 at 6:13 PM CST
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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A West Monroe man is among five Louisiana residents arrested recently on child porn charges.

According to the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office, on Monday, 53-year-old Gregory Pratt was arrested on one count of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession). Pratt was booked into the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center.

The other four arrested were 20-year-old Jared Wilkinson, of the town of Jackson; 40-year-old Pedro Moreno of Denham Springs; 40-year-old Mostafa Rasheed of Baton Rouge; and 61-year-old Charles Howell of Terrytown. Wilkinson was charged with fifty counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession). Moreno was charged with seven counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession). Rasheed was charged with thirteen counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession) and Sexual Abuse of an Animal. Howell was charged with one count of Pornography Involving Juveniles Under the Age of Thirteen (possession).

All five arrests were made after separate investigations involving the following agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, Louisiana State Police, Homeland Security Investigations, Jackson Police Department, New Iberia Police Department East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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