Kentucky State Police arrested a Pendleton County man on charges related to child pornography Thursday.
Gary Pollard, 30, was arrested as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes against Children investigation. Detectives began investigating him after they discovered someone sharing child sexual exploitation photos online.
Pollard's residence was searched on Thursday and equipment used to distribute and possess child pornography was taken to Kentucky State Patrol's forensic lab for further investigation.
Pollard is charged with one count of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and 16 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
He was taken to Boone County Jail.
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