LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Big Clifty, Kentucky, man was arrested in Hardin County Thursday evening after police say they found several child pornography files on his electronic device.

According to an arrest report, 38-year-old Brad Harney unwittingly sent four child pornography files to the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crimes Branch, which was conducting an undercover investigation.

Police say they were able to identify the IP address the files originated from, and were subsequently able to tie Harney to that IP address.

A search warrant was executed, and police seized an electronic device belonging to Harney. According to the arrest report, police found more than 20 files containing child pornography on that device.

Harney was arrested and charged with 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, and four counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. 

Harney is currently being held in the Hardin County Detention Center.

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