TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Daviess County Man was Arrested on Charges Related to Child Pornography
Date of News Release: 07/27/2012
(Owensboro, KY) – A Daviess County man was arrested on charges related to child pornography Thursday after the Kentucky State Police served a search warrant at his home.
Steve J. Westerfield, 51, is charged with 10 counts of Possession of Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor. He was lodged at the Daviess County Detention Center on a $10,000.00 full cash bond.
Mr. Westerfield was arrested by the Kentucky State Police ICAC Task Force as a result of an undercover investigation into the possession and distribution of images of child sexual exploitation. The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at Mr. Westerfield's residence in Owensboro KY on July 26, 2012, by the Kentucky State Police ICAC Task Force and Post 16 units. Detectives seized evidence that was being used to distribute child pornography and taken to the Kentucky State Police forensic laboratory for examination.
Kentucky State Police is a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC).