Suspect arrested after video post of boyfriend with other woman

BAKER, LA (WAFB) - A woman is arrested after allegedly transferring a pornographic video file from a cell phone to a couple of multi-media websites with the intention of it being viewed by the public.

According to the police report, Tanya Williams Ross, 38, of Baker, La. obtained video of a sexual act between her boyfriend and another woman, who has been identified as the victim. The report states that Ross sent a text message to the victim saying that she had a copy of the video and "would make it viral".  The video was uploaded to and Facebook along with the victim's name posted underneath.

Deputies located the IP address for the computer that sent the post to the websites, and linked it to Ross's home address in Baker.

The victim was contacted Thursday morning and informed of the incident. The victim told deputies that Ross's boyfriend was her child's father, and Ross became suspicious of an affair occurring between them. Deputies were also told that Ross had made threats and had harassed the victim. Ross allegedly told the victim, "I have a video of you… so be careful what you do because that… might go viral."

Ross was charged with video voyeurism and booked into the EBR Parish Prison. She was released on a $5,000 bond.

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