KSP: Man arrested on child porn charges

IRVINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say an Estill County man is in custody on child pornography charges.

Investigators say 40-year-old Joseph Ledford was arrested as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.

They say the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering Ledford uploading images of child sexual exploitation online.

Ledford’s home in Irvine was searched and his computer was seized.

Ledford is charged with one count of Distribution of Matter Portraying Sexual Performance by Minor 1st Offense, and twenty (20) counts of Possession of Matter Portraying Sexual Performance by Minor.

He was booked into the Three Forks Regional Jail.

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