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Man charged with seeking sex with a minor online has previous child porn conviction

Jon Michael Helms (Source: LMDC) Jon Michael Helms (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  An Indiana man was arrested after allegedly arriving at a location to have sex with a minor. 

Jon Michael Helms, 44 of Madison, is charged with seven counts of distributing matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and one count of using electronic communications to procure a minor for sexual performance. The Kentucky Attorney General's Office says Helms was convicted in 2014 in Indiana for possession of child pornography,

The arrest happened Aug. 4 at a location in eastern Louisville Metro. According to the arrest report, Helms had been communicating online with a person who was actually an undercover detective and had sent a number of pictures and videos of child sexual exploitation to that person. Helms allegedly asked to have sex with the child of the person he had been chatting with.

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Helms was arrested by investigators with the Kentucky Attorney General's Office after arriving at the meeting site in Louisville. He is being held on $50,000 cash bond at Louisville Metro Corrections.

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