Law enforcement in Kentucky is reporting a disturbing case of an elderly pedophile that has been detained after he was found to have received and transmitted child pornography.
The Kentucky State Police announced that they were involved in an undercover investigation into multiple IP addresses that were found to have been sending the child. pornography and that led them to a Somerset man, 73-year-old Derek R. George.
After obtaining a search warrant for George's Somerset residence, Detectives from the Kentucky State Police then removed multiple hard drives, computers, phones, and SD cards from the residence to have their cyber crimes team examine it at the forensics laboratory.
Once they had located additional folders which were containing images of prepubescent children engaged in sexual relations with adults, George was taken into custody Tuesday night and charged him with having child pornography.
George was charged with 11 felonies, including ten counts of child pornography possession and one count of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, according to Police.
Each of those felony charges is punishable by anywhere from one to five years in a Kentucky State Penitentiary, according to the<a href="http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article188338439.html>Lexington Herald</a>.
He is currently being detained inside of the Pulaski County Detention Center, without bond until a hearing next month.
The investigation is still ongoing, and the Kentucky State Police are asking that anyone with any information on George or who may have been a victim to contact them at (606) 878-6622.
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