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Pendleton, Ky. man arrested after police allegedly find 200+ child porn files on computer

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Jonathan McClain (Source: Carroll County Detention Center) Jonathan McClain (Source: Carroll County Detention Center)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say they've arrested a Pendleton, Kentucky, man after more than 200 files containing child pornography were found on his computer.

According to an arrest report, 24-year-old Jonathan McClain was arrested Wednesday night.

Police say he admitted to asking a 14-year-old boy to send him a video of him committing a sex act. Officers allegedly found the video on McClain's computer after executing a search warrant.

Police say they also found more than 200 child pornography files on McClain's computer.

McClain allegedly admitted to sending 10 or more videos or images of minors engaged in sex acts from his computer.

Police say McClain consented to their search of his computer and phone.

He was arrested and charged with one count of promoting a minor under the age of 16 in a sexual performance, 20 counts of possession of matter portraying the sexual performance by a minor and 10 counts of distribution of obscene matter to minors. He is currently being held in the Carroll County Detention Center.

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