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Carroll County Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Date of News Release: 07/03/2014

(Carrollton, KY) - A Carroll County man has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of viewing and distributing child pornography. Russell Howard, 34 years old from Ghent, KY, was charged with six counts of Possessing Matter Portraying Sexual Performance by a Minor and three counts of Distribution of Matter Portraying Sexual Performance by a Minor, both Class D felonies. Detectives with KSP Post 5 located the material when they performed a search warrant on several electronic devices belonging to Howard after being made aware that he was in possession of child pornography. Howard is being lodged at the Carroll County Detention Center.

Detective Kurt Buhts is leading the ongoing investigation.