Claremore police arrested Gary Lynn Logston earlier this week on multiple charges of possession of child pornography.

“We received credible information from a third party that Mr. Logston’s computer contained several images of child pornography,” said investigator John Singer, Claremore Police Department. “We ran a search warrant and turned the computer used by Logston over to the OSBI cybercrimes lab in Tulsa, which found and gave us images and videos of child pornography, downloaded by Logston.”

In addition to images found on the computer, Singer said that literally “hundreds” of CDs containing “thousands” of images of child pornography were confiscated from Logston’s Claremore residence.

“Mr. Logston will be charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, although he could easily be charged with more,” Singer said. “I personally looked at one of the CDs in my investigation and it contained ... hundreds of images of child pornography, including images and videos of young girls and even infants.”

Singer said that the sheer volume of evidence confiscated made it virtually impossible to catalog everything.

“This (case) is unlike anything I’ve ever seen in my six years on the police force,” he said. “I honestly couldn’t give you an exact number as to how many images and videos there are on those CDs — I don’t know — I don’t want to know.”

Singer also said it appeared that Logston had been in contact with young girls in neighboring states, posing as a 19-year-old man on chatrooms.

“The FBI is assisting us in contacting these girls with whom Logston was in contact,” he said.

Logston, 42, had been employed in a roofing business, but Singer said he told investigators that “he gave it up because of his (child pornography) habit.”

Bond has been set at $80,000.



Contact Tom Fink, maned@swbell.net

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