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KSP Charges Webster County Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Date of News Release: 12/18/2017

BLACKFORD, KY (Dec. 14, 2017) — On December 14, 2017, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Kentucky State Police detectives arrested Damien K. Belt, 26 of Blackford KY, on charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Belt was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. KSP detectives began the month long investigation after discovering the suspect had images of child sexual exploitation on his cell phone.

Belt is currently charged with four counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Each count is a Class-D felony punishable by one to five years in prison.

He was lodged in the Webster County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing

Assisting Agency: Webster County Sheriff’s Department.