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  • Former Harlan County Teacher Faces Porn Charges

    April 3, 2014 3:43 PM

    A former school teacher in Harlan County is facing charges related to child porn. State Police removed several pieces of computer and electronic equipment from Kevin Crider's home this week. Crider is a former teacher at Harlan Independent Schools. He is charged with eight counts of distribution... more »
  • Johnson County Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    January 17, 2014 3:05 PM

    FRANKFORT- A Johnson County man has been arrested on multiple counts of possessing child pornography. Kevin King, 22, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a forensic exam on computers taken from his home discovered more than 3,000 images depicting the sexual exploitation of children. King is charged with four... more »
  • Australian Arrests 65 Men Over Canadian Child Porn

    November 14, 2013 9:29 PM

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australian police say 65 men have been arrested in Australia as part of a sweeping Canadian-led child pornography investigation led to the rescue of 386 children and arrests around the world. Australian Federal Police commander Glen McEwen said Friday that the arrests had been made... more »
  • AG Unit Convicts 100 Percent Of Its Child Porn Cases

    June 6, 2013 9:21 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - A cybercrimes unit created by Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway five years ago has announced a 100 percent conviction rate in child porn cases that it has been involved in. The Lexington Herald Leader reports that the unit, which operates in a small Frankfort office, helped investigate... more »
  • Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    February 14, 2013 6:24 AM

    Lexington police arrested a man on child porn charges Wednesday. According to court documents, Steven Hunter, 50, is a suspect in a case of promoting child pornography in Richmond. Police say investigators obtained a warrant and searched his Lexington home Wednesday, finding two pictures on his computer. Police... more »
  • Kentucky Man Arrested In Florida On Child Porn Charges

    October 4, 2012 5:49 AM

    Police in Florida arrested a Kentucky man on child porn charges Wednesday. Investigators say they received a tip that James Raasch, 71, had numerous child porn images on a computer in his Greenup County home. Police say they found several thousand child porn images at the home and in... more »
  • Paris Police Arrest Man On Child Porn Charges

    August 6, 2012 10:47 AM

    Paris police arrested a man on child pornography charges on Saturday. Officials with the attorney general's office say police arrested 29-year-old Brian Hafley on one count of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Officials say Hafley's arrest followed an undercover investigation by Attorney General... more »
  • Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    December 2, 2011 6:28 AM

    Lexington police arrested a man on child porn charges Thursday morning. Police say Walson Joseph, 19, and several other people watched as a minor stripped for them and recorded the act with a webcam. Officials say officers arrested Joseph at his home on Centre Parkway, and charged him... more »
  • National Guard Soldier Faces Child Porn Charges

    August 26, 2011 6:36 AM

    Police arrested a soldier serving in the Kentucky National Guard on child porn charges Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Justin Holbrook, 21, faces several counts of possessing child porn. He was released shortly after his arrest on a $7,500 cash bond. Members of the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit conducted... more »
  • Louisville Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    August 9, 2011 7:10 AM

    Louisville police say they arrested a man on child pornography charges after finding pictures of a nude 15-year-old in his home. WAVE 3 reports officers entered the home of Raul Cruz, 31, and not only found the photos, but also located the girl. Police say she was a runaway... more »
  • Leslie County Man Sentenced In Child Porn Case

    July 13, 2011 3:38 PM

    A federal judge sentenced a Leslie County man to 133 months in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for receiving thousands of child pornography images. Michael Caldwell, 42, admitted receiving 4,950 images, many including child rape, prepubescent children engaged in sexually explicit conduct, and children involved in... more »
  • Paris Businessman Faces Child Porn Charges

    October 19, 2010 12:51 PM

    A Bourbon County business owner faces child porn charges. And its not the first time he's been in trouble with the law. Police arrested Joe Watkins last week on robbery and drug related charges. Investigators say they searched his things and seized his computers, and discovered images they... more »
  • Lexington Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    October 13, 2010 9:29 PM

    Police say the pictures Nicholas Christiansen was swapping on an internet chat site landed him behind bars. Investigators say the images Christiansen was sending showed underage females. Lexington Police say back in August, a computer i-p address popped onto police radar because of suspicious activity. After getting a subpoena,... more »
  • Graves County Man Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case

    August 31, 2010 10:59 AM

    A western Kentucky man already convicted of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to more charges. Herbert Pember entered his plea in a Graves County court on Monday. He pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Pember also entered... more »
  • Berea Man Arrested, Charged On 95 Counts Of Possession Of Child Porn

    August 27, 2010 11:42 AM

    A Madison County man has been arrested and charged with 95 counts of possession of child pornography. Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit on Friday announced the indictment and arrest of Ricky L. Fansler, 42, of Berea. Fansler is charged with 95 counts of possession of matter portraying... more »
  • Former Lexington DJ Granted Shock Probation In Child Porn Case

    August 26, 2010 10:40 AM

    A former Lexington DJ who pleaded guilty and was sentenced on child pornography charges was granted shock probation in the case Thursday. Roy D. Baldridge, who was known as known as Dusty Dan on country radio station 98.1 The Bull, was four months into his five-year sentence. Baldridge pleaded guilty... more »
  • Former DJ Guilty Of Child Porn Charges Wants Shock Probation

    August 26, 2010 5:27 AM

    A former Lexington DJ who pleaded guilty and was sentenced on child pornography charges is scheduled to appear in court Thursday. Four months into his five year sentence, Roy D. Baldridge plans to ask the court for shock probation. Baldridge, known as Dusty Dan on country radio station 98.1 The... more »
  • Bell County Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

    August 25, 2010 2:11 PM

    A Bell County man was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of child pornography. Investigators from Attorney General Jack Conway’s Cybercrimes Unit arrested Jeremiah North, 22, of Middlesboro. He is charged with four counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. North is being held in... more »
  • Nunn Attorneys Argue Against Hard Drive Evidence In Murder Case

    July 8, 2010 12:50 PM

    (AP) - Attorneys for a former Kentucky lawmaker accused of killing his ex-fiancee argued Thursday that child pornography and other evidence found on a computer hard drive should be disallowed because it was obtained through an improper police search. During a hearing, Steve Nunn's attorneys cross-examined law enforcement witnesses about... more »
  • Franklin County Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    July 7, 2010 3:00 PM

    Attorney General Jack Conway announced Wednesday the arrest of a Franklin County man for possession of child pornography. James S. Crawford, 38, is charged with four counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance of a minor, a Class D felony. Investigators from Conway’s Cybercrimes Unit, with assistance from... more »
  • Berea Man Convicted On Child Porn And Drug Charges

    June 24, 2010 2:37 PM

    Attorney General Jack Conway announced Thursday the conviction of a Berea man on child pornography and drug charges. A Madison Circuit Court jury has found Gerald Jones guilty of 143 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, one count of marijuana cultivation and one count... more »
  • Report: Possible Child Porn Found On Computer Owned By Steve Nunn

    June 11, 2010 11:59 AM

    There is a new twist in the investigation of former Kentucky lawmaker turned murder suspect Steve Nunn. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, investigators found a computer hard drive belonging to Nunn containing an image of what appears to be child porn. The external hard drive was found in a box... more »
  • Nicholas County Man Gets Almost 20 Years In Child Porn Case

    June 11, 2010 9:56 AM

    A Nicholas County man was sentenced to almost 20 years in prison Thursday after being convicted of receiving child pornography. Robert Ray Butler, 39, was sentenced to a total of 235 months in prison. United States Chief District Court Judge Jennifer B. Coffman cited one of Butler’s prior convictions and... more »
  • Hazard Man Sentenced In Child Porn Case

    May 27, 2010 8:50 AM

    Jimmie Darrell Gay, 62, of Hazard, was sentenced to 97 months in prison and lifetime supervised release after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. In his guilty plea, Gay admitted receiving visual depictions of child porn through e-mail and on the internet between October 2008 and January 2009. Gay also... more »
  • Marshall County Man Gets 20 Years In Child Porn Case

    May 17, 2010 2:27 PM

    A Marshall County man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday after being convicted of possessing and distributing child pornography. Marshall Circuit Judge Dennis Foust sentenced Michael Dumas, 53, of Benton, to the maximum of 20 years in prison. A Marshall County jury convicted Dumas on April 30... more »
  • Shelby County Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    April 27, 2010 3:43 PM

    A Shelby County man has been indicted on charges that he possessed child pornography. Attorney General Jack Conway on Tuesday announced the indictment of 50-year-old Ronald Craig Hornback of Shelbyville. A Shelby County grand jury indicted Hornback on April 21 on four counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual... more »
  • Fugitive Wanted In Kentucky Caught By Police In Hungary

    April 14, 2010 8:59 AM

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungarian police say they have captured an American wanted by the FBI for the alleged possession and distribution of child pornography. Budapest police said John D. Clark, III was captured late Tuesday in the Hungarian capital, where he was teaching English at a local school. According... more »
  • "Dusty Dan" Sentenced To Five Years In Child Porn Case

    April 9, 2010 2:34 PM

    A former Lexington radio personality who admitted to possession of child pornography was sentenced to five years in prison Friday. Roy Baldridge, known to WBUL listeners as Dusty Dan, pleaded guilty on two child porn charges. Two additional counts were dropped. Baldridge received five years on each charge he plead... more »
  • Two Barren County Men Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    April 9, 2010 10:55 AM

    Two Barren County men have been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography. A Barren County grand jury indicted 25-year-old Gregory Dale Fields of Glasgow on four counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, a Class D felony. Twenty-eight-year-old James Anthony Taylor, also of... more »
  • Bracken County Man Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case

    April 8, 2010 10:02 AM

    A Bracken County man faces up to 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to the receipt of child pornography. Officials say Ronald Peed, 32, of Augusta admitted that between March and May 2009, he used the internet to download more than 600 images of... more »
  • Lawrenceburg Man Wanted On Child Porn Charges Arrested

    April 1, 2010 9:59 AM

    A Lawrenceburg man indicted on child porn charges Monday has been arrested. An Anderson County grand jury indicted 55-year-old Mark C. Whitaker on three counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor, a Class D felony. Investigators report that a tip led to Whitaker's arrest on... more »
  • Registered Sex Offender Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    March 19, 2010 11:09 AM

    A Marion County grand jury has indicted a man on charges of possession of child pornography. Sherman Pike, 45, of Lebanon is charged withfour counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor, a Class D felony. Pike, a convicted sex offender, was also indicted on... more »
  • Former Teacher Gets Seven Years In Child Porn Case

    February 11, 2010 5:27 PM

    A former Paris High School math teacher has been sentenced to prison after he confessed to possessing and watching child pornography on his home computer. Kenneth Shadoan will spend seven years in prison, followed by a lifetime supervised release. The 31-year-old plead guilty to three child porn charges in November,... more »
  • Registered Sex Offender Charged With Possession Of Child Porn

    February 2, 2010 12:26 PM

    A registered sex offender in Marion County was arrested Monday and charged with possession of child pornography. Sherman Pike, 45, of Lebanon is charged with four counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Pike will be arraigned Wednesday in Marion District Court. His bond is... more »
  • Hardin County Teen Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

    December 29, 2009 3:34 PM

    A Hardin County teenager has been indicted on charges related to the possession and distribution of child pornography. A Hardin County grand jury indicted 18-year-old Dustin Edmonds Dec.18 on three counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and one count of distribution of matter portraying... more »
  • Lexington Man Gets 30 Years In Child Porn Case

    December 11, 2009 1:06 PM

    A Lexington man was who pleaded guilty to child porn charges earlier this year was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. David Martin Allen, 37, was convicted for production and possession of child pornography. “Mr. Allen is every parent’s worst nightmare,” said Assistant United States Attorney Hydee Hawkins. “The... more »
  • Army Soldier Sentenced In Child Porn Case That Involved Mercer Co. Woman

    November 20, 2009 4:57 PM

    A U.S. Army Staff Sergeant from Tennessee was sentenced Friday in federal court to over 12 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for distributing child pornography to a Mercer County woman. Patrick M. Reilly, 31, pleaded guilty to two counts of distribution of child pornography. Reilly... more »
  • Former Teacher Enters Guilty Plea In Child Pornography Case

    November 9, 2009 10:59 AM

    A former high school teacher in Bourbon County pleaded guilty to three charges in a child pornography case n federal court Monday. Kenneth Shadoan, 31, admitted he possessed child pornography images in his vehicle and at his mother’s residence in Pulaski County between May 2007 and May 2009. Authorities found... more »
  • Search Warrant For Woodford Co. Coroner's Office Unsealed

    November 3, 2009 5:58 PM

    The Kentucky State Police search warrant that led state police to the offices of Woodford County coroner James Steve Ward last month has been unsealed. The search warrant says investigators were called by deputy coroner Danny Owens about possible child pornography. It says Owens provided them a copy of a... more »
  • Las Vegas Man Gets 20 Years In Kentucky Child Porn Case

    November 3, 2009 10:51 AM

    A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to over 20 years in prison for sexually exploiting a 12-year-old child with the help of the child's father. Sean Marcus Hix, 38, was sentenced Monday to 244 months in prison for conspirng to produce child pornography and receipt of child pornography. Police... more »
  • Former Radio Personality Accused Of Child Porn To Appear In Court

    October 23, 2009 6:01 AM

    A former Lexington radio personality arrested on child pornography and other charges is due back in court Friday. Roy D. Baldridge, formerly "Dusty Dan" on 98.1 The Bull, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing. He was arrested earlier this month on gun charges. Police added the child porn charges after... more »
  • Lexington Man Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn, Will Also Forfeit House

    October 20, 2009 3:26 PM

    A Lexington man who pled guilty to child pornography charges was sentenced Tuesday. Joseph Robert Leitner, 62, was sentenced to 15 years and 8 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of receiving child pornography and a forfeiture count that will force him to surrender his home in... more »
  • Former Lexington DJ Accused Of Having Child Porn Bonds Out Of Jail

    October 15, 2009 5:52 AM

    The former Lexington DJ accused of having child pornography has bonded out of jail. Roy D. Baldridge, who was known as "Dusty Dan" on WBUL-FM left the Fayette County Detention Center just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Earlier this week, police said they found about 500 images on Baldridge's home computer... more »
  • Former Lexington DJ Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges

    October 14, 2009 1:17 PM

    A former Lexington radio personality pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges Wednesday afternoon in Fayette County Circuit Court. Roy D. Baldridge, 36, was arrested Tuesday, first for weapons charges then later on four counts of having child porn inside his house. Baldridge, who went by the name "Dusty Dan"... more »
  • Former Cumberlands Student Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

    October 8, 2009 5:34 PM

    A former University of the Cumberlands student was sentenced Thursday to just over 12 years in prison for possession of child pornography, identity theft, extortion, and computer fraud. Sungkook Kim, 23, of Williamsburg was convicted in April on one count of possession of child pornography. Evidence at Kim’s trial determined... more »