Mercer Co. man arrested on child sexual exploitation charges

BURGIN, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch says a Mercer Co. man has been arrested after he was found sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

Troopers say 35-year-old Warren C. Stratton was arrested on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.  Stratton was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.

That investigation led to a search warrant at Stratton’s home.

Stratton is currently charged with 10 counts of distributing the material,  with each charge punishable by one to five years.  Investigators say that additional charges are expected.

Stratton was taken to the Boyle Co. Detention Center.


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