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BPD: Bogalusa man faces charge of 2,573 counts of juvenile porn

A Bogalusa man was charged Monday on a variety of charges, including more than 2,000 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles, according to Bogalusa Police Department officials.

Officials said that 46-year-old Kelly L. Quinn was charged Monday, after police wrapped up an investigation that began in June of 2019. Quinn was charged with 2,573 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles, 14 counts of possession with intent to distribute pornography involving juveniles, and 89 counts of production of pornography involving juveniles.

According to Louisiana state law, if there are more than three different images of a child, then the crime meets the criteria for possession with the intent to distribute. Also, according to state law, if the images have been created, modified, or edited in any way, then the crime meets the criteria for production of child pornography.

BPD officials said that the juvenile victims were unidentified and appeared to be downloaded through the Internet from unknown locations — both national and international. They victims reportedly ranged in age from approximately 1 year old to approximately 16 years old.

The child pornography was found on media devices that belonged to Quinn, and was found as a result of the original investigation into the rape of several adults that were under the influence of drugs, police officials said.

Quinn was previously charged in the rape of two individuals, and is currently incarcerated in the Washington Parish Jail on those charges. One or more additional rape victims died prior to the onset of the investigation, officials said.

Detectives with the Bogalusa Police Department are involving the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in attempts to identify the child victims, and ascertain whether the children have been victims of human trafficking.