On October 23rd, Detectives with the Indiana State Police-Crimes Against Children and Cyber Crimes Units arrested a Seymour, Indiana man on possession of child pornography charges after two search warrants were served at Jackson County residences.
The investigation began when the Indiana State Police received a cybertip from the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children. As a result of the tip, Indiana State Police Detectives served search warrants at 10992 North County Road 525 East, Seymour, Indiana and 832 South Pine Street, Seymour, Indiana.
As a result of the investigation, Dylan James Hatfield, age 18, who had lived at both residences, was arrested on ten counts of Possession of Child Pornography, Level 6 Felony. Hatfield was transported to the Jackson County Jail where he was incarcerated pending his initial appearance in the Jackson County Circuit Court.
Indiana State Police Detectives were assisted by Trooper Randel Miller, ISP-Versailles Post, and officers with the Seymour Police Department.