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Morehead man charged in child exploitation investigation

Published: Sep. 28, 2016 at 12:20 AM EDT
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Joseph Fulton is facing dozens of charges relating to sexual exploitation of children. (Source:...
Joseph Fulton is facing dozens of charges relating to sexual exploitation of children. (Source: Mason County Detention Center)

MASON COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A Morehead man is facing dozens of charges relating to the sexual exploitation of children.

Joseph Fulton, 26, was arrested by Kentucky State Police on Tuesday after an investigation into online activities.

Details about Fulton's case were not immediately released.

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He is charged with 47 counts of distribution of matter portraying sex performance by a minor and 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Fulton was booked into the Mason County Detention Center in Maysville.

KSP continues to investigate the incidents involving Joseph Fulton.

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