OPSO: Registered sex offender arrested, charged with more sex crimes

John Clay Benson - OPSO
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OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Authorities say they've arrested a registered sex offender accused of committing more sex crimes.

According to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, 31-year-old John Clay Benson, of West Monroe, was arrested on charges of Pornography Involving a Juvenile, one count of Computer-aided Solicitation of a Minor, and one count of Registration of a Sex Offender (violating requirements of a registered sex offender.)

Authorities say Benson communicated with a juvenile through social media.

According to an online sex offender registry, Benson was convicted in 2017 of contributing to the delinquency of juveniles / sexually immoral act. Court records indicate that Benson was arrested in 2016 for having sex with a teenager on multiple occasions.

Benson was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.