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Lexington Man Arrested For Child Pornography

Posted at 5:46 AM, Nov 17, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -A Lexington man is in jail on charges related to child pornography.

The case stems from a search warrant that was served at the suspect’s home on Friday morning. Police say they found several pornographic images of children on a computer belonging to Jerry Dale Atwood, 45.

Investigators say they also found records of an online conversation in which he sent an image of child pornography to someone who identified themselves as a 13-year-old

Atwood was arrested and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography as well as using an electronic device to procure a minor for a sex offense.