Bedford man formally charged for child pornography

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Carroll Co. Det. Center

BEDFORD, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Trimble County Grand Jury has indicted 61-year-old Ricky Hutchason on charges related to child pornography, according to Kentucky State Police.

KSP says its Electronic Crime Branch started an undercover investigation after it found Hutchason sharing child pornography online.

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Troopers searched Hutchason’s Bedford home in September and took equipment to KSP’s forensic laboratory as part of the investigation.

Hutchason is charged with 10 counts of distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor 1st offense and 10 counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor 1st offense.

If convicted, he could face one to five years in prison for each charge.