West Point cadet from Granger charged with child pornography
A Senior Cadet at West Point was charged with owning, viewing, and distributing child porn pictures and videos. The cadet is from Granger.
Investigators say Ricky Patrick Hester used the emailed address firstname.lastname@example.org to send out explicit videos of underage boys engaging in sexual acts.
An undercover agent allegedly received videos and an email from Hester that stated, "Do you trade videos of boys? I am into 4 to 10 year olds hard core with sound."
After building their case for almost a year, investigators went to the West Point barracks Wednesday morning with a search warrant.
They said Hester admitted to owning and sending child porn.