Clark County principal pleads not guilty for allegedly owning and sharing child pornography

Posted at 12:01 PM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 17:49:56-04

CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Clark County principal arrested for allegedly owning, as well as sharing, child pornography appeared via video arraignment in the Clark County District Court on Wednesday.

The judge entered a not guilty plea and set Wilson's bond at $25,000.

Wilson is a principal at George Rogers Clark High School Area Technology Center according to Kentucky State Police.

Wilson has been charged with 15 counts of distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and 15 counts of possessing or viewing matter portraying sexual performance of a minor.

A spokeswoman for the Kentucky Department of Education told LEX 18 that Wilson is a Department of Education employee, not a Clark County Public Schools employee. She also said that he has been placed on leave while this investigation continues.

To read the full statement made by Clark County Schools, click here.