Investigators arrest 2 men on several child porn charges

Brian Keith Stewart (Source: Office of the Louisiana Attorney General)
Brian Keith Stewart (Source: Office of the Louisiana Attorney General)
Matthew Totaro
Matthew Totaro

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said two men were arrested on multiple child porn charges Thursday.

The Office of the Louisiana Attorney General reported Brian Stewart, 37, and Matthew Totaro, 25, both of New Orleans, were taken into custody in separate incidents.

Stewart faces 15 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles and one count of distributing pornography involving juveniles. The arrest was the result of a joint investigation involving the AG's High Tech Crime Unit, NOPD and Homeland Security Investigations.

Totaro is charged with four counts of distributing pornography involving juveniles. The same agencies above, along with the AG's Fugitive Apprehension Unit, worked together on the investigation.

The AG's office said if convicted, the suspects face up to 20 years on each count. They were both booked into the Orleans Parish Prison.

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