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KSP Charges Menifee Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Date of News Release: 9/26/2017

FRENCHBURG, KY.(Sept. 22, 2017)— On September 21, 2017, at approximately 11:21 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Ryan A. Yarber, 19, on charges related to a sexual performance by a minor.

Yarber was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after receiving a complaint that Yarber was having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.

The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Frenchburg on September 21, 2017. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination. The investigation is ongoing.

Yarber is currently charged with one count of promoting a minor under 16 in a sexual performance, a Class B felony and one count of Sodomy 2nd degree, a Class C felony. He was lodged in the Montgomery County Detention Center.