(Columbia, MD) Members of the Maryland State Police, Computer Crimes Section, Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrest Prince Georges County individual on child pornography related charges.
The suspect is identified as Kyle Francis Kenney, 24, from College Park, Maryland. He was arrested without incident. Kenney was charged with seven counts of Distributing Child Pornography and seven counts of Possession of Child Pornography.
As a result of the investigation, a search and seizure warrant was executed at Kenney’s residence earlier this month by a Maryland State Police Computer Crimes investigator and agents from the Department of Homeland Security. Investigators identified Kenney as the focus of the investigation. During the execution of the search warrant, numerous videos of child pornography were located on his computer. Working with the Prince Georges County States Attorney’s Office investigators issued a warrant for Kenney’s arrest. On July 24, 2015 Kenney turned himself into troopers at the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack. He was transported to the Prince Georges County Detention Center and is awaiting an initial hearing with a District Court Commissioner.
The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is comprised of police agencies from around the State. Its primary mission is to protect children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The Task Force works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources to combat these crimes. Additionally, the Task Force provides community awareness campaigns helping to prevent the spread of these crimes through education.