A 57-year-old Nicholasville man was arrested after an undercover investigation found that he was sharing child pornography, including videos of sexual acts involving infants, according to Kentucky State Police.
Samuel D. Sneed was picked up about 5:20 p.m. Thursday in Nicholasville. He was charged with 20 counts of distribution of child pornography, police said. Each count is a Class D felony, carrying punishments of one to five years in prison.
State police started investigating Sneed after discovering that he had shared the images online.
Sneed's home was searched, and equipment was seized and taken to the state police forensic laboratory for analysis.
Sneed was taken to the Jessamine County jail.