Today two New Orleans men were arrested by the Louisiana Attorney General's Office on child pornography charges. 58 year old Melvin Newman was charged with 500 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13 and five counts of distribution of child porn.

23 year old Lawrence Jones was arrested and charged with 150 counts of possession of child porn.

The two arrests were the combined efforts of Attorney General Jeff Landry's Office, the New Orleans police Child Abuse Unit, the Louisiana State Police Special Victim Unit and Homeland Security.