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Bond set at $51M for man arrested on 500 counts of child porn

Brian Schaller (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office) Brian Schaller (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

Investigators said the search of a man's home resulted in his arrest on more than 500 child porn counts and a bond set at more than $51 million.

The Office of the Louisiana Attorney General reported Brian Schaller, 42, of Denham Springs, was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on the following charges:

Possession of child pornography (540 counts)

Possession of marijuana

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Contributing to the delinquency of juveniles

Illegal use of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of persons under 17 years old

His bond was set at $51,002,000.

A spokeswoman for the attorney general's office said authorities searched Schaller's home on December 10 and found hundreds of images of child porn on his computer.

She added the office's cyber crimes unit was assisted by the FBI, Homeland Security and Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office in making the arrest.

The investigation is ongoing.

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