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Update: Owensboro Woman Arrested with Child Pornography

Date of News Release: 11/14/2012

(Owensboro, KY) - The investigation has determined that Sarah Cox was employed by agencies that involved being around minors (e.g., child daycare and learning services) in the Owensboro area. She also served as a nanny and child care provider.

The Kentucky State Police requests that anyone that has used her service to contact Detective Jason Pagan at 270.685.3927. Detectives are attempting to determine if Cox produced or shared pornography images/videos using local minors.

Detective will be asking concerned parents to send a facial picture of their child, name, date of birth and a picture of any identifiable markings (i.e., birth marks, scars, surgery scars, etc.)

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Owensboro Woman Arrested with Child Pornography

Date of News Release: 11/13/2012

(Owensboro, KY) - A Daviess County woman was arrested on charges related to child pornography Tuesday after the Kentucky State Police served a search warrant at her Owensboro home.

Sarah A. Cox, 25, is charged with 1064 counts of Possession of Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor, which is a class D felony. Cox was arrested without incident at 8:30 this morning by the Kentucky State Police and Owensboro Police Department units. She was charged and taken to the Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro.

Cox was charged 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 Cox's residence in Owensboro on November 8, 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).

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