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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Kuttawa Man on Child Pornography Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Kentucky

U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky, Special Agent in Charge Rana Saoud of the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Nashville, and Sheriff Brent White of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement.

According to the indictment, Taylor Glass, 33, was charged with one count of possession of child pornography. 

The defendant made an initial appearance on June 15, 2023, before a U.S. Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. If convicted the defendant faces a sentence of up to 20 years. There is no parole in the federal system. 

HSI and the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the case. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Leigh Ann Dycus, of the U.S. Attorney’s Paducah Branch Office, is prosecuting the case. 

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit  For more information about internet safety education, please visit and click on the tab “resources.”

An indictment is merely an allegation.  All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


Updated June 16, 2023