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Police: Man charged with child sexual exploitation offenses

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Posted at 9:43 AM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 09:43:24-05

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Nov. 21, the Kentucky State Police arrested a man in Perry County who has been charged with child sexual exploitation offenses.

Bo D. Noble, 23, was arrested on charges related to promoting a minor under the age of 16 in a sexual performance.

Noble was arrested as the result of an undercover investigation by the KSP Electronic Crime Branch. The branch discovered that Noble had been communicating and exchanging images with a juvenile female.

Police gave a search warrant at a residence in Hazard on Nov. 21. Equipment that was used to allegedly commit the crime was taken to a forensic lab for examination.

Noble has been charged with the following:

  • One county of promoting a minor under the age of 16 in a sexual performance - First degree
  • One count of prohibited use of an electronic communication system to produce a minor - First degree

Promoting a minor is a Class B-Felony and is punishable by 10 to 15 years in prison.

Prohibited use of an electronic communication system is a Class D-Felony and is punishable by one to five years in prison.

Noble was taken to the Kentucky River Regional Jail.