Local News


16-Year NOPD Veteran Arrested For Child Pornography

16-Year NOPD Veteran Arrested For Child Pornography

A veteran New Orleans Police sergeant has been arrested on child pornography charges.

According to the Louisiana Attorney General's Office, 54-year-old Bradley Wax was booked Wednesday with 38 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles. Sheriff's spokesman Capt. George Bonnett confirms Wax was at the St. Tammany Parish jail. It was unclear if he has an attorney.

Wax is a 16-year veteran assigned to the police department's 7th District. According to the attorney general's office, an undercover operation led investigators to get a search warrant for Wax's home in January. Investigators later found child pornography on his computer and other electronic devices.

Wax is on emergency suspension without pay pending the outcome of an ongoing criminal investigation. If convicted, he faces 20 years in prison on each count.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)



More Articles