Paoli Youth Football President Arrested for Child Pornography

Paoli Youth Football President Arrested for Child Pornography


The President of a youth football program in Paoli was arrested today on several counts of child pornography.

Gavin Brown, 37, of Paoli, IN, turned himself in to officials this afternoon at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department without incident and later bonded out.

Brown is charged with:

Possession of Child Pornography:  1 Count, IC 35-42-4-4(d), Level 6 Felony

Dissemination of Matter Harmful to Minors: 1 Count, IC 35-49-3-3(a)(1), Level 6 Felony

Inappropriate Communication with a Child: 1 Count, IC 35-42-4-13, Class A Misdemeanor

On February 21st, 2018, Indiana State Police Detective Shane Staggs initiated an investigating on Brown after a complaint was generated.

As a result of his investigation, Staggs determined that Brown was using a social media platform where he attempted to obtain nude photographs of a female juvenile under the age of 14 in exchange for nude photographs of himself.

Staggs presented his case to Orange County Prosecutors Office for review and the Orange County Superior Court issued an arrest warrant for Brown for the following charges.