OAG’s Child Exploitation Unit Arrests 3 Men
for Possession of Child Pornography
AUSTIN, TX – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested three men this week on charges of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison per charge.
On November 28, CEU investigators arrested 34-year-old Clifton Wayne Cisco of Princeton following National Center for Missing and Exploited Children® (NCMEC) CyberTipline report. He was charged with two counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
On November 29, CEU investigators arrested 29-year-old Darrin Dustin Maxwell of Silsbee after the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) suspected him of uploading child pornography to an online photo storage account. In addition to facing two counts of Possession of Child Pornography, Maxwell was also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance by HCSO investigators.
On November 30, CEU investigators arrested 21-year-old Colton Keith Lebouff of Bridge City on four counts of Possession of Child Pornography. During a search of his home, several digital storage devices were seized by the authorities and will be examined by the Digital Forensics Unit of the attorney general’s office. Lebouff admitted to possessing child pornography.
The Texas Attorney General’s Office works to protect children by using the latest technology to track down some of the most profoundly evil predators online.
The CEU proactively seeks out and arrests predators who commit crimes against children using technology and online sources.
Attorney General Paxton urges all parents and teachers to become aware of the risks our children face on the internet and take steps to help ensure their children’s safety.
If you suspect someone of producing or downloading child pornography you can report it to NCMEC.
For more information on cyber safety, please visit: https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/initiatives/cyber-safety/