UGA student arrested at dorm in child porn case

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — A 20-year-old University of Georgia student is facing multiple counts of child pornography.

Gabriel Lemay was arrested Wednesday in his dorm room at the UGA campus in Athens.

The Cherokee County sheriff’s department said it received a cyber-tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding child pornography being accessed at Lemay’s Woodstock home.

When investigators arrived at the home Wednesday, they discovered Lemay had returned to UGA, where he is a student.

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UGA police officers arrested Lemay and transported him to the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center, where he remains in custody without bond.

Investigators are currently searching computers taken from Lemay’s home. Authorities said Lemay is charged with 15 counts of sexual exploitation of children. Additional charges are possible.