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Oldham County man charged with child porn distribution

Published: May. 1, 2015 at 5:31 PM EDT|Updated: May. 8, 2015 at 5:31 PM EDT
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Matthew Wayne Browning (Source: Oldham County Jail)
Matthew Wayne Browning (Source: Oldham County Jail)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police have arrested an Oldham County man on charges related to distribution of child pornography.

Matthew W. Browning, 32, was taken into custody at 5 p.m. April 30 after troopers served a search warrant at his home.

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The arrest of Browning came after an undercover investigation by the KSP Electronics Crime Branch. According to KSP, Browning was sharing images of prepubescent children who were engaged in sexual acts.

Browning was charged with five counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Each count is punishable by one to five years in prison.

Browning was booked into the Oldham County Jail. Jail officials said he was released later the same day after posting $2,500 bond.

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