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ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) — An Ashland man was arrested Tuesday on multiple counts involving child pornography, as well as stolen drugs, the Ashland Police Department says.

Mitchell McDowell, 52, is charged with 50 counts of possession/view matter portraying sexual performance by a minor. He is also charged with theft by unlawful taking of a controlled substance under $10,000.

APD’s Criminal Investigation Section found several child pornographic photos, as well as stolen controlled substances.

McDowell was taken to the Boyd County Detention Center.