On January 23, 2019, around 3:30pm, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested 31-year-old Jonathan Cole of Shepherdsville on charges relating to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Cole was arrested as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination. Cole is currently charged with 20 counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and 20 counts of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. He was lodged in the Bullitt County Detention Center.