Man arrested on child pornography charges

Jefferson City Police and the Boone County Sheriffâ??s Department Cyber Crimes Against Children Task Force arrest a man they say was caught with child pornography.

Johnathan Lee Cox was arrested for the suspicion of promoting child Pornography

The investigation started in late August 2013 when an investigator with the Cyber Crimes Task Force downloaded child pornography photographs of prepubescent children from a computer in the Jefferson City area through a file sharing program. Investigators traced this transmission to a specific home network in Jefferson City.

Investigators with the Cyber Crimes Task Force along with the Jefferson

City Police Department served a court ordered search warrant at the suspected residence Tuesday morning and recovered a computer and other electronic media.