24-year-old Matthew D. Hamilton of Lake Charles is behind bars after his arrest for the possession of pornographic images of children on his cell phone.

During an investigation on Thursday, September 27, 2018, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives obtained a search warrant to seize the cell phone of Matthew D. Hamilton, 24, 608 Alamo St., in Lake Charles, said a CPSO media release. There were 44 pornographic images involving children found on Hamilton's cell phone.

Hamilton was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 44 counts of pornography involving juveniles. His bond is set at $10,000.