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Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
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Child Pornography Arrest in Hart County

Date of News Release: 12/10/2012

(Bowling Green, KY) -- On the morning of December 7, 2012 Trooper Justin Rountree and Hart County Deputy Caleb Butler responded to 22 Lonestar Tower Road in Bonnieville, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green dispatch had received information that a run-away juvenile from Georgia was staying at that residence. The juvenile in question was located.

During the course for the investigation, information was obtained that child pornography could be located at 6972 Cub Run Highway in Munfordville belonging to Brandon L. Jaggers (26) of the same address. The following evening Kentucky State Police obtained a search warrant for the listed address. Troopers responded to the address and located explicit videos of a suspected juvenile engaged in sexual activity. The juvenile is suspected to be under the influence of intoxicants at the time the video was taken. Also located at the residence was a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Brandon L. Jaggers was arrested and charged with the following: Promoting a sexual performance by a minor (U/18), Use of a minor (U/18) in a sexual performance, Unlawful transaction w/minor, 1st-illegal sex act, U/18 YOA, Rape, 1st degree- incapable of consent- physically helpless, Possession of matter portraying sexual performance by minor, Sodomy, 1st degree- incapable of consent- physically helpless, Possession of marijuana, & Possession of drug paraphernalia.

This investigation is ongoing and being led by Trooper Justin Rountree. Trooper Rountree was assisted at the scene by Trooper Jeremy Smith, Trooper Graham Rutherford, & Detective Laura Isenberg.

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