Madison Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Madison Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges


Officers arrested a Madison man on a warrant for possession of child pornography following a year-long investigation by Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigators.  

On Monday evening, Jefferson County deputies arrested 42-year-old Ryan K. Adams of Madison following an investigation initiated in April of 2023. The investigation began after task force officers allege Adams shared child pornography images with an undercover detective.   

In May 2023, detectives served a search warrant on Ryan Adam’s residence. Investigators then analyzed digital devices recovered during that search. On March 22, 2024, and as a result of the investigation, the Jefferson County Superior Court issued an arrest warrant for Ryan Adams for five counts of Possession of Child Pornography. Each charge is a level 5 felony.   

On Monday, March 25, 2024, Jefferson County deputies arrested Adams at his residence without incident. Officers then transported Adams to the Jefferson County Jail, where he is being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond.   

The Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is a multiagency task force that investigates and prosecutes persons who use the internet to sexually exploit or entice children, and the Indiana State Police oversees the task force. 

The Indiana ICAC Task Force encourages Hoosiers to report online exploitation, solicitation, and enticement-type crimes against children to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The NCMEC website can be accessed through the ICAC Task Force website. To report a crime with your child as a victim involving the Internet or other electronic means, please contact your local Indiana law enforcement agency. 

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