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KSP Charges Butler County Man with Possession of Child Pornography

Date of News Release: 04/02/2015

(Henderson, KY) - On April 1, 2015, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police Trooper Adam Wright, charged Adam O. Embry, 30, of Morgantown for charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Embry, who was already lodged in the Ohio County Detention for an unrelated offense, was charged as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation which began in March. The investigation resulted in the execution of search warrant on Embry's smart phone on March 31, 2015. The mobile device used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken for further examination. The investigation is ongoing.

Embry was charged with 21 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. All charges are Class D Felonies with each count punishable by one to five years in prison.

Embry remained in the Ohio County Detention Center in Hartford. His booking photo is available through the detention center's website.