TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Felony Arrest for Child Pornography
Date of News Release: 01/06/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Thursday, January 06, 2011, at approximately 10:21 a.m., KSP Detective Dan Morck executed an arrest warrant on Brian K. Poe, age 27 of Dawson Springs, KY. Mr. Poe was arrested at a residence on South Sebree Street in Earlington. Mr. Poe was charged with one count of Possession of Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor (Class D Felony) and 6 counts of Distribution of Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor (Class D Felony). Mr. Poe was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.
The charges stem from Detective Morck's investigation which began on December 29, 2010. Detective Morck had received a complaint in reference to child pornography that was posted on a Facebook account. Detective Morck's investigation revealed that Mr. Poe created this account.