The Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested a 43-year-old man from Terre Haute this morning. 

Arrested and Charged was:

Stephen W. Covert, 43, Terre Haute, Indiana 

  • Possession of child pornography (10 counts) Level 6 Felony 

The investigation began this past March when a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) was received by the ICAC Task Force. 

As a result of the investigation, a search warrant was obtained by Vigo County Division 6 Court and served this morning at 2200 Garfield Avenue.  Based on preliminary findings as a result of the search warrant, Stephen W. Covert, 43, of Terre Haute was interviewed and subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Vigo County Jail with no bond allowed.

Anyone having any information related to crimes against children is encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency or visit the NCMEC website at  and find the link to make a CYBER TIPLINE report.

All suspects are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.