LaPorte Man Arrested on Child Exploitation Charges

Wayne Cory, Jr.
Wayne Cory, Jr.

A LaPorte County man was arrested Wednesday on five counts of Child Exploitation.

Investigators from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant at the home of 42-year-old Wayne E. Cory, Jr. in the 7700 North block of Fail Road in rural LaPorte County.

Cory was taken into custody without incident and charged with four counts of Child Exploitation as a Class C felony and another count of Child Exploitation as a Class D felony. He is being held in the LaPorte County Jail on a $25,005 cash bond.

He will appear for a hearing in LaPorte County Superior Court 1 on Tuesday, March 25.

The investigation is ongoing with the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.