Magoffin County man charged with child exploitation

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 53-year-old Magoffin County man has been arrested 21 counts related to child sexual exploitation.

According to the Kentucky State Police, at about 3:15 p.m. Thursday, the Electronic Crime Branch arrested David Keith Jackson as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation.

The  investigation began after troopers discovered Jackson was uploading images of child sexual exploitation online, the KSP said in a statement.

The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Salyersville where equipment was seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination.

The investigation is ongoing.

Jackson is charged with 20 counts of possessing or viewing matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance and one count of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.

These charges are Class-D felonies punishable by one to five years in prison.  Jackson was lodged in the Big Sandy Detention Center.

No bond has been set as of Friday morning, according to detention center records.

The Kentucky Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is comprised of more than twenty-six local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

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