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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Lt. Wayne McInnis

Email:     wmcinnis@kennerpd.com  

Office:    (504) 712-2234

Date:      December 1, 2011

 

Kenner Man Arrested For Possession of Child Pornography

 

Kenner - On November 30, 2011, Kenner Police Detectives conducted a search warrant on the residence of Wayne Earl Gardner, W/M, 39 years of age, of 601 Vintage Drive, Kenner, La.

Kenner Detectives located full page-sized printed images depicting prepubescent females engaging in sexual activity and posing nude, in sexually explicit positions. A preliminary search of Gardenerís computer revealed several images and videos of prepubescent juveniles engaging in sexual activities.

Wayne Earl Gardner was charged with 3 counts of Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles and one count of Distribution of Pornography Involving Juveniles

Chief Steve Caraway encourages anyone with information concerning this incident, or having information regarding anyone exploiting children, illegally possessing or selling child pornography, or online enticement of children for sexual purposes, to contact the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222, Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111, or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children cyber tip hotline at 1-800-THE-LOST.  

Detective Jessica Cantrell is the investigating detective.

 

 

-KPD-

                                     

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