Ohio Co. man facing multiple charges in connection with child porn case

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Courtesy: Christian County Jail

OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – An Ohio County man is facing multiple charges in connection with a child porn investigation.

George Clapp is charged with 10 counts of rape, 10 counts of promoting a minor in a sex performance, five counts of video voyeurism, 10 counts of sexual abuse of a victim under 12, and 10 counts of use of a minor in a sex performance, and persistent felony offender.

Kentucky State Police, Ohio County Sheriff’s deputies and Hartford police officers went to Clapp’s home in the Hartford area and arrested him.

A search warrant was obtained for Clapp’s electronic devices.
Detectives launched an investigation after they say Clapp was in possession of child pornography.

According to police, they found multiple images and videos of minors under 12 and non-consenting adults on Clapp’s electronic devices.

Over the course of the investigation, Clapp has been giving tattoos to people around the Tri-State.

The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help find any females who may have received a tattoo from Clapp. If you’ve received a tattoo, you’re asked to contact Det. Katie Pate with the sheriff’s office.

Clapp was indicted by a Grand Jury on those charges above. He was indicted on Halloween and is being held in the Christian County Jail.

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(This story was originally published on November 1, 2019)

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