(Minden, La.) – Two Webster Parish people were arrested Monday on child pornography charges after a multi-agency investigation.
Monty Edwards Banks and David Randolph Yeager, Jr., both of Minden, were arrested on multiple charges including Distribution of Pornography of Children Under the Age of 13. Both were arrested without incident and are being held at the Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Facility pending formal charges.
Sheriff Jason Parker said that the investigation and subsequent arrests by the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office was in conjunction with La. Bureau of Investigations, La. State Police, and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations.
“This investigation was a team effort by multiple law enforcement agencies to respond to these very disturbing and shocking allegations. I am appreciative of the thorough work of the investigators who worked diligently on the case. The Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office remains vigilant and will continue to work to ensure that our children are protected from predators and those who intend to harm children,” said Sheriff Parker.
“If anyone is aware of a child in danger or may be involved in human trafficking, please immediately call the Sheriff’s Office at (318) 377-1515 or the National Human Trafficking Hotline at (888) 373-7888.”