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KSP arrest Russell Co. man, alleging sexual exploitation offenses

21 year old charged with 30 counts of distribution and 99 counts of possession of matter portraying sex performance by a minor. He was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.
Note: An individual charged by police or in a warrant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding

By Lt. Jeremy Murrell
Kentucky State Police, Headquarters

RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY (Thu 8 Dec 2016) - On December 7, 2016, at approximately 7:29pmCT, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Stephen M. Stargle, 21, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.


Stargle was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at Stargle's residence in Russell Springs on December 7, 2016. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSP's forensic laboratory for examination. The investigation is ongoing.

Stargle is currently charged with 30 counts of distribution and 99 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Each charge is a Class-D felony punishable by one to five years in prison.

Stargle was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center. Additional charges are expected.


This story was posted on 2016-12-08 12:40:54
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