Sulphur man admits to sending explicit photos to juvenile

A Sulphur man has been arrested in Vinton for sending explicit text messages.

Johnathon Wayne Ellender, 22, of Sulphur was arrested at 12:30 a.m. Monday on two counts of indecent behavior involving juveniles.

Vinton Police said they observed two explicit pictures on the victim's cell phone that were sent from a number belonging to Ellender.

Ellender admitted that the photo was of him and that the victim allegedly asked for them. Ellender also admitted that he knew the victim's age.

Ellender was booked in the Calcasieu Correctional Center on a $200,000 bond.

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