Bossier City Police Officer now facing 31 additional counts of child porn possession

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A Bossier City police officer out on bond after his arrest in December on 40 counts of sexual abuse of an animal is back behind bars on a host of new charges, this time involving child pornography.

Terry Yetman, 38, is now charged with 31 counts of possession of child pornographic images involving sexual performance of children under the age of 17.

According to the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office, Yetman was arrested at a home in Minden by the U.S. Marshalls Task Force around 3 p.m. Friday. He was wanted on a warrant signed earlier in the day by a Bossier district judge.

Yetman was released into the custody of the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Friday afternoon.

He currently is held in Bossier’s Maximum Security Facility, his bond on the new charges has been set at $20,0000 per count, for a total of $620,000.

Yetman was arrested in December as part of an investigation conducted by the Louisiana State Police Special Victim’s Unit which resulted in a search warrant being obtained for electronic devices belonging to a Bossier City Police Officer.

During the search, evidence indicating possession of pornography involving sexual acts with an animal was allegedly found on devices belonging to Yetman. Yetman voluntarily surrendered upon learning warrants had been issued for his arrest. Police said the investigation was on-going with additional charges possible.

Yetman, who was assigned as an officer in the patrol division, was placed on paid administrative leave in November when Bossier Police were notified of the investigation.Yetman has been with the Bossier City Police Department since November 2014.

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