Hardin County man charged with child porn

BIG CLIFTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — A Hardin County man is behind bars, accused of having child pornography.

According to Kentucky State Police, 38-year-old Brad Harney was arrested on Thursday.

Harney was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.

The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after Harney was discovered uploading images of child sexual exploitation online, according to investigators.

Police went to a home in Big Clifty on August 2 and seized equipment they say was used in the crime.

Harney is currently charged with 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and four counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

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