KSP charge two men with child exploitation offenses
FORDSVILLE, Ky. and BEAVER DAM, Ky.- The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Tyler Michael Davis, age 21 of Fordsville, and McClellan Baker, age 68 of Beaver Dam, on charges related to child sexual abuse material.
Davis and Baker were arrested after an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began these investigations after discovering the suspects shared images of child sexual exploitation online.
The investigations resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a home in Fordsville and a home in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, December 16th. Equipment used in the crimes were seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination. The investigations are still ongoing.
Davis is currently charged with 18 counts of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance and 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance. Baker is currently charged with 20 counts of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance and 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.
These charges are Class-D felonies punishable by one to five years in prison.
Davis and Baker were held in the Ohio County Detention Center.