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KSP arrests Versailles man on child sex abuse material

On June 6, 2024, at approximately 8:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Chad A. Swiger, 43, on charges related to child sexual abuse material.

Mr. Swiger 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 a search warrant at a residence in Versailles on June 6, 2024. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination. The investigation is ongoing.

Swiger is currently charged with twenty counts of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance under 12 years old and ten counts of possession of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance under 12 years old.  These charges are Class-C felonies punishable by five to ten years in prison.  

Swiger was lodged in the Woodford County Detention Center. 

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