(Fredericktown) The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of 19-year-old Justin K. Moore of Fredericktown for possession of child pornography.

The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Division of Drug and Crime Control’s Digital Forensics Investigative Unit.

The Patrol was assisted by the Missouri Digital Forensic Center.

On June 3rd, investigators executed a search warrant at Moore’s residence located on Buford Boulevard in Fredericktown.

As a result of the search, investigators seized child pornography and computer equipment.

Moore was arrested and taken to the Madison County Jail.

On June 4th, the Madison County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office formally charged Moore with three counts of possession of child pornography.

His bond was set at $50,000.