Attorney General Andy Beshear announced on Thursday, February 28, 2019 that a Louisville man was arrested for allegedly seeking sex with minors in Australia via Instagram. Shane Douglas Dickson was on home incarceration at the time of arrest, awaiting trial in May for alleged sex crimes. According to cyber investigators, Dickson was allegedly using the persona of an 11-year-old girl to communicate via Instagram with several minor females in Australia, one of them an 8-year-old girl. He allegedly directed the girl the send a nude photo and threatened her when she would not send more. Dickson was housed in Louisville Metro Corrections.