Joplin man charged with receiving and distributing child porn

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A Joplin man is charged in federal court with receiving and distributing child pornography.

According to an affidavit, 26 year old Kaleb Wilson used Instagram to upload multiple images of child porn between March 21st and March 26th in 2017. Authorities executed a search at Wilson’s residence back in April, seizing several electronic items.

Then in August, detectives in the state of Washington launched a separate investigation against Wilson after receiving a report a child was exchanging sexually explicit messages and images with Wilson. Those conversations were happening through the the app Kik and happened from December 2016 through August 2018.

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