SUSPECT WAS ARRESTED BY STATE POLICE AFTER AN INVESTIGATION IN NOVEMBER 2023 BUT WAS RELEASED FROM JAIL LATE LAST MONTH AFTER NO INITIAL INDICTMENT WITHIN TIME FRAME MANDATE
FEBRUARY 10, 2024 – written by WADE QUEEN
PERFECT POSTER FACE OF AN & ARRESTED INDICTED LOCAL CHILD SEX PORN CREEP: JEROD LEE KELLY, 36,OF LOUISA,KY.,WAS INDICTED THIS MONTH ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND 20 COUNTS OF PROMOTING AND DISTRIBUTING OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION MATERIAL INVOLVING HIS ARREST BY KSP IN NOVEMBER 2023..
A Lawrence County, Kentucky man has now been indicted by a Lawrence County grand jury after being arrested by the Kentucky State Police for a number of child exploitation charges back on November 21, 2023.
Jerod Lee Kelly, 36, of Louisa, KY has been charged with one (1) count of:
- HUMAN TRAFFICKING – COMMERCIAL SEX ACTIVITY (VICTIM <18 YEARS OF AGE),
- ten (10) counts of: PROCUREMENT OR PROMOTING USE OF MINOR BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, and
- ten (10) counts of DISTRIBUTION OF OBSCENE MATTER TO MINORS 1ST OFFENSE.
Jerod Kelly is accused of using Facebook and Facebook Messenger to solicit young girls to send him explicit images of themselves.
According to the KSP police report, Jerod Kelly admitted messaging “dozens (maybe hundreds) of juveniles, soliciting sexually explicit images from them, and sharing sexually explicit images of himself.”
Jerod Kelly had been released from jail in late January, after no indictment was handed down within the state mandated law of 60 days of his initial arrest.
Jerod Lee Kelly was re-arrested on Thursday evening, February 8, by deputy Joseph Osborne, after his indictment. He is currently being held in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, KY., in Johnson County, on a $50,025 full cash bond only.
Editor’s Note: The indictment or charge of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.