Crime

Man arrested for child porn after house raid

LAUREL- The Attorney General’s office announced that Randal Scott Morris, 33, or Laurel was arrested for one count of child exploitation.

Investigators carried out a search warrant of Morris’ home last Thursday with the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit. He was booked at the Jones County Adult Detention Center. No bond has been set.

The warrant was issued after an investigation of Morris’ online activity.

If he is convicted he will face up to 40 years in prison and a $500,000 fine. The case will be heard and prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General Brandon Obgurn of the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit.

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