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Laurel county state employee arrested for child porn

LAUREL CO. Ky, (WKYT) - A Laurel County State Employee is accused of downloading child pornography to his work computer.

Investigators arrested Gordon Bowers and charged him with four counts of possessing child porn.

The State Attorney General says Bowers works as an environmental scientist for the Department of Natural Resources Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement.

Bowers is currently being held in the Laurel County Correctional Center. If convicted Bowers could face up to five years in prison for each count of possession.


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