TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Owensboro Man Charge During Operation Yellow Banks
Date of News Release: 05/21/2012
(Henderson, KY) -- On Monday, May 21, 2012, Kentucky State Police Detective Zach Jones charged 19 year-old Cody Carter of Owensboro with fifty (50) counts of Possession of Matter Portraying Sex Performance by a Minor (class D Felony).
The investigation was initiated while officers from Operation Yellow Banks (Owensboro Police Department; Daviess County Sheriff's Department; U.S. Marshals Office; Kentucky Probation and Parole and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement) were checking area sex offenders for compliance. Carter, who is not a registered sex offender, does reside with a registered sex offender. As officers were verifying compliance, a computer and cell phone were checked and images of minors performing sex acts were discovered on both devices. The computer and cell phone were seized.
Carter was charged and lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro.