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Child Pornography Arrest in Calloway County

Date of News Release: 09/29/2009

An image of James Cargill, click here to enlarge in a new window(Almo, Ky.) -- An Almo man was arrested yesterday afternoon after Kentucky State Police found child pornography and drugs in his home. On Monday morning, State Police received information that James Cargill, 59 of Almo, had child pornography on his personal computer. After gathering other information, State Police executed a search warrant on Mr. Cargill's home. The search yielded the discovery of various child pornography images on at least one computer owned by Mr. Cargill. Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was also located during the search. Mr. Cargill was arrested at his home at 5:31 PM and charged with the following:

  • Possession of Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor
  • 2 Counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth, Cocaine)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

The investigation is continuing by Detective Brett Miller with the Kentucky State Police.

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