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$10 million bond set for man facing 100 counts of child porn

Marvin Thornton (Source: Office of the Louisiana Attorney General) Marvin Thornton (Source: Office of the Louisiana Attorney General)
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities said a $10 million bond was set for a man charged with 100 counts of child porn.

The Office of the Louisiana Attorney General reported Marvin Thornton, 49, of Denham Springs was arrested Wednesday.

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said Thornton was charged with 100 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles.

He was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center.

He added Thornton was on probation for a 2011 obscenity conviction.

If convicted of the child porn charges, he could face up to 20 years in prison on each count.

The arrest was the result of a joint investigation involving the Attorney General's High Tech Crime Unit, Louisiana Probation and Parole, and the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office.

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