Troopers and FBI agents began investigating Robert Oster when he tried to arrange sex with an undercover agent he believed to be a 10-year-old girl, State Police alleged.
While talking to the undercover agent, Oster allegedly sent over pornographic pictures of children along with sexually explicit messages.
After obtaining a warrant to arrest him, State Police on Wednesday booked Oster into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center on counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile and distribution of child pornography under the age of 13, troopers said.
State Police encouraged anyone with any information regarding sex crimes against children or human trafficking in Louisiana to submit a tips by visiting la-safe.org and clicking on the “suspicious activity” link.
A young New Orleans man is accused of soliciting and possessing sexually explicit images of a 14-year-old girl, Louisiana State Police said Thursday.
Jason Boyet, 42, faces five to 20 years in prison