Two Livingston men arrested in child porn cases

Authorities have arrested two Denham Springs men accused of downloading Internet child pornography, the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office said Thursday.

Morris L. Roubique Jr., 49, of 34093 Peggy Lane, was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on Wednesday on five counts of pornography involving juveniles.

Eddie Ward Jr., 46, 27522 La. 16, was booked Wednesday on one count of pornography involving juveniles.

The men were arrested in separate cases, the state Attorney General’s Office said in a news release.

Both men were arrested after a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s Office and Homeland Security Investigations.

Anyone can report suspected cases of Internet crime to the Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit at (800) 256-4506.