Leesville man arrested for possession of child porn - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Leesville man arrested for possession of child porn

Roy Bartmess Jr. (Source: LSP) Roy Bartmess Jr. (Source: LSP)

LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) - Louisiana State Police investigators arrested a Leesville man on Thursday for possession of child pornography.

The arrest of 56-year-old Roy Bartmess, Jr. stems from a lengthy investigation where authorities discovered child porn images were being downloaded.

On Thursday, investigators executed a search warrant and found sexually explicit images of children on a computer. During an interview, Bartmess, Jr. admitted to downloading the images.

He was an employee of the town of New Llano as a dispatcher with the New Llano Police Department. According to the chief, he has been terminated from his position.

Bartmess, Jr. was booked into the Vernon Parish Detention Center and has been charged with possession of child pornography.

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