Attorney General Cameron Announces Arrest of Indiana Man in Local Sting Against Online Predators

The charges are allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 23, 2021) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today announced that a partnership with local and federal law enforcement agencies led to the arrest of Trai Kendall, 23, of French Lick, Indiana, for child exploitation charges.

Kendall was arrested and charged with one count each of prohibited use of an electronic communications system (Class D Felony) and attempted promotion of a minor in a sex performance (Class C Felony). 

Attorney General Cameron’s Cyber Crimes Unit worked with the United States Secret Service, Shelby County Sherriff’s Office, Anderson County Sherriff’s Office, and Lawrenceburg Police Department in an online joint sting operation that led to the arrest.  The Attorney General’s Office is committed to partnering with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to proactively locate and apprehend child predators. 

Kendall is being held in the Shelby County Detention Center, and his bond is set at $15,000.

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