BEDFORD, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Carroll County man is has been arrested on charges relating to child porn.

Kentucky State Police say 33-year-old Leonard Andrew Jr. was arrested on July 26 by officials from the Electronic Crime Branch on charges related to the possession and distribution of child porn.

Andrew was taken into custody after an investigation by the undercover Internet Crimes Against Children unit. Authorities say an investigation was launched after Andrew was found sharing files of child porn online.

On July 26, officials went to a residence in Bedford. Equipment used in the alleged crime was taken to a state police forensics lab to be examined.

Andrew is charged with five counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and five counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

The charges are Class-D felonies that can result in one to five years in prison for each count.

Andrew is being held at the Carroll County Detention Center.

The investigation into the case is ongoing.

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