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Ludlow Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

A Ludlow man is behind bars Tuesday afternoon after being arrested on charges related to child pornography.

James Ross, 33, was taken into custody by Kenton County Police who say they received numerous Cyber Tips related to child pornography being uploaded to Internet Protocol (IP) address registered to the suspect. He was arrested on the 400 block of Victoria Avenue in Ludlow.

According to the police report obtained by The River City News, Ross admitted to viewing as many as 200 images and 50 videos of underage boys performing sexual acts. He also confessed, the report said, to uploading such material to a content sharing website.

Ross is in the Kenton County Detention Center where he faces one count of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, and one count of possession/viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

He is slated to appear in court on Wednesday morning.

A call to the Kenton County Police Department for more information has not yet been returned. This story may be updated when further information is available.

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-Staff report

Photo: James Lawrence Ross (Kenton Co. Detention Center)