Former Harlan County, Ky. teacher arrested on child porn charges

Former Harlan County, Ky. teacher arrested on child porn charges

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Kevin Crider (source: Harlan County Detention Center) Kevin Crider (source: Harlan County Detention Center)

EVARTS, Ky. (WATE) - A former Harlan County teacher was arrested Wednesday on charges related to child pornography.

Kevin S. Crider, 41, is charged with eight counts of distribution of obscene matter to minors, 15 counts of distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, and one count of use of an electronic device to entice a minor.

Kentucky State Police detectives removed several pieces of computer and electronic equipment from Crider's home as part of a search warrant.

Crider was formerly a teacher in the Harlan Independent School District.

He is currently being held at the Harlan County Detention Center on $150,000 bond. The investigation is ongoing.

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