EAST BERNSTADT, Ky. (FOX 56) – Kentucky State Police (KSP) arrested Donald Ray Gilbert, 59, on charges related to a child sexual abuse material investigation.

KSP was able to interview and arrest Gilbert as part of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation after it was discovered Gilbert allegedly distributed explicit images online.

In a news release, KSP executed a search warrant on April 7 on Bluegrass Road in East Bernstadt. As a result, Gilbert was promptly arrested and charged with:

  • 10 counts of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance
  • 10 counts of distribution of matter portraying a minor under the age of 12 in a sexual performance

Gilbert is currently being lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.