Christopher Myers

Christopher Myers (Source: Shelby County Detention Center)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Taylorsville, Kentucky, man was arrested after police say he used social media to distribute child pornography.

According to an arrest report, Kentucky State Police were conducting an undercover investigation, when they spotted a social media account belonging to 31-year-old Christopher Myers, of Taylorsville.

Police say the account contained more than 40 examples of child pornography.

On Tuesday morning, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crimes Branch executed a search warrant at Jones' Taylorsville home. 

When confronted, Myers allegedly admitted to distributing the child pornography. Additionally, police say the social media account and associated e-mail were registered to Myers.

Myers was arrested and charged with 20 counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

He is currently being held in the Shelby County Detention Center.

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