Hardin Co., Ky. man facing charges in child sexual exploitation case
HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A Hardin County man was arrested in connection to a child sexual exploitation investigation.
Sean P. Owens, 33, was charged with 99 counts of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.
He was taken to the Hardin County Detention Center.
According to Kentucky State Police, Owens was arrested as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.
The investigation began after the KSP Electronic Crime Branch found the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.
Investigators got a search warrant for a home in Elizabethtown on July 14. They seized “equipment used to facilitate the crime.”
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