A Carroll County man faces multiple counts of viewing and distributing child pornography.

Kentucky State Police arrested Russell Howard, 34, of Ghent, on six counts of possessing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and three counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, all Class D felonies.

A KSP release said detectives with Post 5 located the material when they executed a search warrant on several electronic devices belonging to Howard.

Howard was lodged at the Carroll County Detention Center in Carrollton following his arrest on Thursday.

KSP Detective Kurt Buhts leads the investigation.