Child pornography charges for Grant Co. man

DRY RIDGE, Ky. (WTVQ) – State police have arrested a Grant Co. man on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography.

Police say 27 year-old Justin Hamilton was arrested Thursday, March 19 at around 9:00 p.m. at his home, following an undercover investigation which began in December of 2014.  The State Police Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering Hamilton online sharing images of child exploitation, including videos of prepubescent children engaged in sexual acts.

Hamilton is currently charged with 11 counts of possession and nine counts of distribution of the material.  Each count is punishable by one to 5 years in prison.  He was lodged in the Grant Co. Detention Center.

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