Louisiana man with ties to Johnson City sought on child pornography charges

Becky Campbell • Updated Aug 1, 2018 at 10:59 PM

Federal agents on a task force fighting child exploitation is looking for a Louisiana man with ties to Johnson City on child pornography charges.

Jason Matthew Zeller, 40, who goes by his middle name, lives in Metairie, Louisiana. A FBI New Orleans Field Office’s Child Exploitation Field Office investigation led authorities there to charge him with:

  • Two counts of pornography involving juveniles under age 13,
  • Two counts of computer-aided solicitation of a minor,
  • One count of unlawful use of a social networking website.

Zeller was described as a white male, approximately 6-feet, 1-inch tall, weighing 200-210 pounds with a light complexion, medium build and a receding hairline. He also has four tattoos — a tribal design on his left shoulder, a face on his left calf, five faces fashioned into an armband design on his right arm and a buffalo on his right calf.

According to an FBI press release, Zeller is a registered sex offender because of previous convictions for pornography involving juveniles. 

While Zeller’s last known address is in Louisiana, he has relatives in the Johnson City area.

Anyone with information about Zeller’s whereabouts can contact the FBI New Orleans Field Office at 504-816-3000.

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