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Deputies find thousands of child porn pics & vids at home

Richard Braud (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office) Richard Braud (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office)
HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) -

A 60-year-old man is in custody on child porn charges after a search of his home turned up thousands of pictures and videos.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said Richard Braud of Hammond was arrested Monday.

He is charged with possession of child pornography.

Deputies said the pictures and videos discovered at the home were of children being sexually assaulted.

They added some of them involved kids around six years "engaged in graphic sexual activity."

Braud was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail.

Authorities did not release any information about bond.

They said the arrest was the result of an online undercover investigation by the TPSO and Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE).

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