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Ky. man arrested in Fla. on 1,000 counts of child porn

Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:45 PM

FLATWOODS, Ky. -- A Flatwoods, Ky., man has been arrested in Florida on 1,000 counts of child pornography, according to Kentucky State Police.

State police in Ashland received a complaint Wednesday that numerous images of child pornography had been located at a residence on Clay Street in Flatwoods, according to a news release from state police.

During an investigation, several thousand images of child pornography were found at the residence and at a storage unit rented by James K. Raasch, 71, of Flatwoods.

An arrest warrant was obtained for Raasch on 1,000 counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

Raasch was located in Clearwater, Fla., and taken into custody, according to the release.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Flatwoods police also assisted in the investigation, according to the release.

Detective effrey Kelley of the state police post in Ashland is the lead investigator in the case, which remains under investigation.

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