ASCENSION PARISH, LA (PPN) – Today, Todd Tripp, former deputy with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office pleaded guilty to a numerous of charges.
Todd Tripp, 29, of Gonzales, pleaded guilty to ten counts of attempted possession of child pornography and indecent behavior of a juvenile.
Authorities first arrested Tripp in 2013 on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and possession of child pornography. Tripp was accused of sending inappropriate text messages and pictures to a 15-year-old boy.
Following his arrest, Tripp was arrested again for having over 300 counts of possession of child pornography. During a search of Tripp’s house by authorities, detectives found evidence of child pornography on his laptops and cell phone.
Tripp’s latest arrest was for having pornography involving a juvenile and computer-aided solicitation of a minor. According to sources, he reportedly was in contact with a 13-year-old boy and was sending comments to him of a sexual nature. A nude photo of a 13-year-old boy from Tennessee was found during a search by authorities.
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