Registered Sex Offender Arrested in Juvenile Pornography Investigation

A child pornography investigation by Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators has led to the arrest of a convicted sex offender.

John Clay Benson, age 31 of West Monroe, has been arrested and charged with one count of Pornography Involving a Juvenile, one count of Computer-aided Solicitation of a Minor, and one count of Registration of a Sex Offender (violating requirements of a registered sex offender).  Evidence in the investigation indicates Benson inappropriately contacted and communicated with a juvenile through the use of social media, which is a violation of the convicted sex offender registry law.  He is currently in OCC on the charges.

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office