A former deputy of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office was re-arrested Tuesday, October 9 on 304 counts of child pornography according to Chief Tony Bacala.
Todd Tripp, 24, of 921 A West Elrem St., Gonzales was an employee of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office for 18 months but was terminated on September 10 when he was arrested on charges stemming with child pornography and indecent behavior with juveniles.
Tripp was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on September 10 but since bonded out on September 27. Detectives continued the investigation and rearrested Tripp on 304 counts of child pornography as a result of a thorough forensic investigation of items including laptops, cell phones, and other items seized during the search of Tripp's home.
He was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on October 8 where his bond has been set at $76,000.