Owensboro Man Arrested on 12 Child Pornography Charges

Thomas Mason, 27, of Owensboro - Daviess County Jail

The arrest comes after an investigation into the distribution of videos and photos depicting minors in a sexual manner, according to the Owensboro Police Department.

Posted: Jun 8, 2021 10:54 AM
Updated: Jun 8, 2021 10:58 AM

A 27-year-old Owensboro, Kentucky man is facing a dozen child pornography charges after an investigation into the distribution of videos and photos depicting minors in a sexual manner, according to the Owensboro Police Department.

OPD says 27-year-old Thomas A. Mason of Owensboro was arrested on Monday after a search warrant was conducted in the 6800 block of State Route 2830.

Following the search, Mason was charged 12 counts of Possession of Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor, according to OPD.

He's currently being held in the Daviess County Jail on a $50,000 full cash bond.

OPD says detectives are continuing to investigate the incident and that additional charges may be sought in connection to the case. Anyone who may have additional information should contact OPD at 270-687-8888.

Monday's search warrant was executed by OPD, the Kentucky State Police, and the Kentucky Department of Corrections Probation & Parole Division.

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