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KSP Arrests Grethel Resident

Date of News Release: 03/22/2011

(Frankfort, Ky.) -- On Mar. 15, 2011, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Jace Short, 18, of Grethel, Ky. as the result of an ongoing undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. Short had been seen sharing images of child sexual exploitation and a search warrant was executed at his residence with the assistance of KSP Post 9 in Pikeville. He was charged with Possession of Matter Portraying the Sexual Performance of a Minor and Distribution of Matter Portraying the Sexual Performance of a Minor.

Short was lodged in the Floyd Co. Detention Center. The investigation is continuing.

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