Hammond man arrested in child pornography case

Authorities arrested a 32-year-old man in a child pornography investigation, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday.

In a search of the man’s home, investigators confiscated sexually explicit images of children, including a video showing several adults engaged in sexually graphic activities with a child about 5 years old, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

The release identified the arrested man as Patrick Lites, 111 Elm Court, Hammond.

Lites was being held on $100,000 bail, the Sheriff’s Office reported