Detention Officer Arrested For Child Porn

A detention officer at the Boone County Sheriff’s Department is being held in the Callaway County Jail on suspicion of downloading and sharing suspected child pornography.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department Cyber Crimes Task Force launched an investigation that indicated a Fulton man, identified as 33 year old Kevin Downey, was in possession of the porn. A warrant was served this morning [Wednesday] in the 900 block of State Street in Fulton where Downey was arrested.

Downey had worked for the Boone County Sheriff’s Department for six and a half years, and has now been terminated.

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