A 48-year-old Franklin County man has been arrested on more than 20 charges related to child pornography, according to Kentucky State Police.
Scott A. Haynes was booked into the Franklin County Regional Detention Center on Wednesday afternoon, said troopers with the Frankfort post.
Haynes is charged with 20 counts of possessing and five counts of distributing matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, troopers said.
The case stems from an undercover investigation by the Kentucky State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force; the investigation started when Haynes allegedly shared child sexual exploitation images online.
Equipment found during a search of Haynes' home Wednesday night was taken the state police forensic laboratory for examination.
An investigation is continuing.