Posted: Mar 2, 2021 / 9:57 AM ESTUpdated: March 2, 2021 / 10:03 PM EST
PIKEVILLE, KY (WOWK) – A Kentucky man is charged with child sexual abuse.
Bill Daniel Combs, 36, was arrested after an undercover investigation by the Kentucky State Police Department of Electronic Crime.
The KSP electronic crime department began the investigation after it was discovered that the suspect was communicating with a youth online.
According to the state police, the investigation led to an interview on March 2 at an animal shelter in Pikeville. The equipment used to facilitate the crime was confiscated and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for investigation.
Combs is charged with two cases of possession of items depicting a minor in a sexual performance and one case of prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor (Class D crimes punishable by one to five years in prison ).
Combs is in the Pike County Detention Center.
The investigation is still ongoing.