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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 15, 2013

Justin Doucet Indicted And Arrested For Receipt Of Child Pornography

JUSTIN DOUCET, age 20, a resident of Larose, was charged on Friday, April 12, 2013 in a one-count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury for receipt of child pornography, announced U. S. Attorney Dana Boente.  DOUCET was arrested at his home on April 15, 2013 by Special Agents of the FBI. 

According to court documents, beginning at a time unknown and continuing until on or about February 8, 2012, the defendant knowingly received computer images and digital video files which contained visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. 

If convicted, DOUCET faces a minimum term of imprisonment of 5 years and maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years.  The defendant also faces a fine of $250,000.00 and three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.     

U. S. Attorney Boente reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.  

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney G. Dall Kammer.

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