Office of the Attorney General
Lexington Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, May 16, 2012  
Contact Information:  Shelley Catharine Johnson
Deputy Communications Director
502-696-5659 (office)
 


Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the arrest of a Lexington, Ky. man for possession of child pornography. Investigators from the Attorney General's Cybercrimes Unit, with assistance from Lexington Metro Police, arrested 41-year-old Eliazar Rincon today after executing a search warrant at his Lexington home. Rincon is charged with four counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, a Class D felony.

The charges stem from an undercover investigation by General Conway's Cybercrimes Unit that began on April 11, 2012.

Since its creation in June of 2008, General Conway's Cybercrimes Unit has launched nearly 270 child pornography investigations and seized more than 300,000 child pornographic images and videos from the Internet. The unit is also a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.

For additional information on cybersafety in Kentucky, visit General Conway's Cybersafety Page at http://ag.ky.gov/cybersafety/ . To report cyber abuse, visit the CyberTipline or call 1-800-843-5678.

Eliazar Rincon, 41