Sheriff Aaron Mitchell reports Tyson Coby Strickland (age-37) of Many was arrested this afternoon.
The Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Tactical Narcotics Team had been investigating Strickland’s illegal narcotic activity since October 2021. T.N.T. Agents were able to obtain arrest warrants for Strickland’s illegal narcotic sales.
In March 2022, Sabine Parish Sheriff Detectives were contacted by the Louisiana Department of Justice Cyber Crime Unit of child sexual exploitation material by a possible resident of Sabine Parish. The material was uploaded through a popular messaging application. The tip was submitted through the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC).
Sheriff Detectives, who are also members of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, further investigated the allegations and determined Strickland was the suspect.
Strickland was booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center for warrants for 3-counts of Distribution of schedule II (Meth & Cocaine) and a warrant for 10-counts of Pornography involving juveniles.
Strickland’s digital cellular device was seized during his arrest and the data is currently being extracted and analyzed by the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Digital Forensics Unit.
Additional felony criminal charges are pending.
No bonds have been set at this time by the 11th Judicial District Court.
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