Kosciusko County man arrested on child pornography charges

Kenneth R. Hyatt

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) A Kosciusko County man has been arrested on charges related to the possession of child pornography.

The investigation began in January when a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) was received by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.

Kenneth R. Hyatt, a 51-year-old from Claypool, was arrested at his home and incarcerated in the Kosciusko County Jail without bond on the following charges:

• Possession of Child Pornography, Level 6 Felony
• Possession of Child Pornography (victims under the age of 12), Level 5 Felony Two (2) Counts

At this time, additional forensic examinations are on-going, and the possibility of additional charges will be determined by the Kosciusko County Prosecutor's Office.

Anyone having any information related to crimes against children is encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency or visit the NCMEC website at missingkids.com/home and find the link to make a CYBERTIPLINE report.