Kentucky State Police arrested a man from Hardin County for charges that relate to possession and the distribution of portraying a sexual act by a minor.
Michael W. King, 25, was arrested on October 29, as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes against Children investigation.
He was investigated due to the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online. The images depicted prepubescent children engaged in sexual acts.
King is currently being charged with 20 counts of possession and three counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
He is being held in the Hardin County Detention Center.
Each charge is a Class-D felony punishable by one to five years in prison.
The investigation is still ongoing.