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Two Arrested after Search Warrant were Executed

Date of News Release: 08/31/2012

(Dry Ridge, KY) On Thursday August 30, 2012 Kentucky State Police detectives from Post 6, Dry Ridge, executed 2 search warrants in Boone and Kenton County. The search warrants were obtained after investigation revealed that two individuals may be in possession of child pornographic images and videos. After the execution of the search warrant in Kenton County, Bernard R. Jividen, age 57, of Elsmere, KY, was arrested and charged with 5 counts of Possession of Material Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor, and lodged in the Kenton County Jail. After the execution of the search warrant in Boone County, Mark D. Rucker, age 44, of Walton, KY, was arrested and charged with 5 counts of Possession of Material Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor, and lodged in the Boone County Jail. State Police detectives seized computers and various electronic storage devices for further examination. Possession of Material Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor is a Class D felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison on each count. Additional charges may be forthcoming. The investigation is ongoing.

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