Clay Co. Man Arrested on Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses
MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police with the Electronic Crime Branch are reporting the arrest of 41-year-old Dennis W. Gray on Thusday, charged with distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Gray was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.
The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a home in Manchester. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination.
Gray is currently charged with two counts of distribution and 99 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Each charge is a Class-D felony punishable by one to five years in prison.
He was taken to the Clay County Detention Center.