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October 4, 2012

Flatwoods man arrested on child-porn charges

Large cache of material found

FLATWOODS — A former Flatwoods resident was arrested Wednesday in Florida on charges stemming from a large cache of child pornography found at his former residence.

James K. Raasch, 71, was apprehended in Clearwater, Fla., and charged with 1,000 counts of possession of material portraying sexual performance by a minor, Kentucky State Police at Ashland said.

The KSP said it received a report Wednesday or "numerous images" of child pornography being discovered in Raasch's former residence on Clay Street in Flatwoods. During the course of the investigation, troopers found several thousand images in the home and in separate storage units rented by Raasch.

Investigators learned Raasch had recently moved to Florida. Local authorities there were contacted and Raasch was taken into custody.

The FBI and Flatwoods Police Department also responded and assisted.

 

The investigation is ongoing by Detective Jeffrey Kelley.

 

 

 

 



 

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