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Hanover Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Friday, July 26th, 2019 4:52am

By Sgt. Carey Huls Indiana State Police - Sellersburg

Indiana State Police Internet Crimes against Children unit

Yesterday (July 25th) afternoon, Detectives with the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes against Children unit arrested a 30 year old Hanover man after receiving a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 

That tip led investigators to the house of Kenneth Whalen, III on 500 block of Grange Hall Road in Hanover. 

Information gathered during the investigation, along with a subsequent search warrant, resulted in Kenneth Whalen being arrested on charges of Possession of Child Pornography, a Level 6 Felony, and Child Exploitation - Child Pornography, a Level 5 Felony. 

Kenneth Whalen, III was transported and remanded into the custody of the Jefferson County Jail without incident.   The Indiana State Police were assisted by units from the Hanover Police Department and the United States Secret Service.   

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