London man accused of 25 counts of child pornography


LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ)A 30-year-old London, Ky. man has been arrested on more than two dozen child-porn related charges.

According to the Kentucky State Police, Nicholas D. Lucas was charged with 20 counts of possessing or viewing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor a class D felony, and five counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, a class D felony.

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Lucas was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation that began after agents discovered he was uploading images of child sexual exploitation online.

The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a motel in London on July 28, 2020. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSPs forensic laboratory for examination, according to the KSP, which said the investigation continues.