Lake Charles Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Possession of Child Pornography
LAKE CHARLES, LA—United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Lake Charles man pleaded guilty last week to attempting to possess child pornography.
Jerry Junior Logg, 26, of Lake Charles, pleaded guilty Friday before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to one count of attempted possession of child pornography. According to the guilty plea, Logg communicated in October of 2012 with a minor female from New Jersey using an Internet chat service. Logg pretended to be two different young people online and attempted to convince the minor to send sexually explicit images of herself.
Logg faces up to 10 years in prison, five years to life supervised release and a $250,000 fine. He is also required to register as a sex offender. A sentencing date of February 4, 2016 was set.
The FBI investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Myers P. Namie is prosecuting the case.
This case is part of Project Safe Childhood, a U.S. Department of Justice nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.
Those concerned may also leave tips with the FBI at tips.fbi.gov. Tips may be submitted anonymously. The Lake Charles FBI office number is (337) 433-6353.