Ky. high school principal arrested on child porn charges after complaint by someone at school

Ky. high school principal arrested on child porn charges after complaint by someone at school
Phillip Todd Wilson is the principal of the Clark County Area Technology Center. (Source: Courtesy Clark County Detention Center/WKYT/Gray News)

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT/Gray News) - The principal of the Clark County Area Technology Center was arrested Tuesday by state troopers, WKYT reported.

Phillip Todd Wilson is charged with 30 child pornography-related crimes. Wilson is the principal of the technology center, located on the George Rogers Clark High School campus.

Troopers said they received a complaint from someone at the high school saying that Wilson gave child pornography to someone else.

In Wilson’s arrest citation, officials said he had about 15 child pornography images.

He’s charged with 15 counts of distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, and 15 counts of possessing matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

Wilson was taken to the Clark County Detention Center.

The Kentucky Department of Education, which operates the technology center, said in a statement that Wilson has been placed on leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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