Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Radcliff man was arrested on Monday and is facing charges related to child sexual exploitation.
Robert L. Dilks Jr., 66, is charged with 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.
Dilks was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet investigation by Crimes Against Children that began in Arizona. Authorities in Arizona seized an online account that belonged to another individual arrested on charges related to child pornography.
Using the account, authorities located others who were trading images of child exploitation, including Dilks. Officers contacted the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch with their information.
Items seized from Dilks’ are pending a full forensic examination. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected.