By Portia Williams
LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. —A Tollesboro, Ky., man was charged Monday for multiple counts of possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
According to KSP, Charles Harrington, 49, of Tollesboro, was arrested Monday by Kentucky State Police. Harrington was arrested by Troopers, and Department of Homeland Security agents. The arrest was the result of an undercover investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit.
The investigation began after DHS agents said they discovered Harrington sharing images of child sexual exploitation online. A search warrant was executed at Harrington’s residence, where they seized equipment connected to the alleged crime.
Harrington is being held in the Lewis County Jail.
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