Stephen Crocker

CALDWELL COUNTY, KY — A Caldwell County man was arrested Tuesday on child sexual exploitation charges.

24-year-old Stephen Crocker of Princeton was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.

Kentucky State Police say Crocker was talking with a juvenile online and distributing child pornography.

Crocker’s home was searched on Tuesday and equipment was seized.

He was charged with 13 counts of distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and one count of prohibited use of electronic means to procure a minor.

Crocker was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center. An investigation is ongoing.