MANDEVILLE, La. (WGNO) -- On Wednesday morning, a trooper with Louisiana State Police Troop L was taken into custody charged with one count of production and distribution of pornography involving juveniles.
The trooper, identified as 41-year-old Jason Boyet, has been placed on administrative leave following the arrest. Boyet was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail and transferred to another facility in protective custody.
The investigation began as Special Agents developed information of a subject, later identified as Boyet, producing and distributing pornographic images on a web-based application.
The investigation remains ongoing with the potential for additional charges.