State Police said a Bourbon County man was arrested Wednesday following an undercover investigation by the KSP electronic crime branch.
Investigators said James Wells, 64, of Paris, was charged with 10-counts of possession and 10-counts of distribution of matter portraying the sexual performance of a minor.
State Police said the electronic crime branch discovered that someone in Paris was distributing child pornography files.
State Police said the investigation led them to Wells' home, where he was arrested by Troopers and Deputies from the Bourbon County Sheriff's Office.
Wells was lodged in the Bourbon County Detention Center.