Hardin Co. man arrested on allegations he sought sex with minor

Timothy Scott Walters
Timothy Scott Walters (Photo Courtesy: Hardin Co. Detention Center)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) -A Hardin County man has been arrested for allegedly seeking sex with a minor.

Timothy Scott Walters, 50, of Elizabethtown, has been charged with one count of prohibited use of an electronic communication system for the purpose of procuring a minor for a sex offense, a Class D felony.

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According investigators with the AG’s Cyber Crimes Unit, Walters became the subject of investigation after posting an online ad seeking sex with a minor and sending sexually explicit photos of himself through email to cyber investigators.

Walters, a United States Postal Service employee, was identified and located with the assistance of United States Postal Inspectors. During an interview with cyber investigators, Walters admitted he had sent the images.

Cyber investigators executed a search warrant of Walters’ home in Elizabethtown with the assistance of the Elizabethtown Police Department. Cyber investigators pursuant to the warrant seized several electronic devices.

Walters was taken to the Hardin County Detention Center.