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KSP: Arrest of Paducah Man on Child Exploitation Charge

Date of News Release: 04/21/2016

(Paducah, KY) - A Paducah, KY man was arrested on Rowan County charges related to child exploitation after a Kentucky States Police multi post investigation.

On Thursday, April 21, 2016, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Detective John Sims, of Post 1 Mayfield, served a warrant on Richard R. Burnett, 20, charging him with one count of Unlawful Use Of Electronic Means Originating Or Receiving Within The Commonwealth To Induce A Minor To Engage In Sexual or Other Prohibited Activities (Class D Felony) Burnett was lodged in the McCracken County Jail. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Brian Cooper of Post 8 Morehead.