Franklin man arrested on dozens of child porn, child solicitation charges

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Tyler Bartnovsky (Photo provided by Indiana State Police via the Johnson County Jail)

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UPDATE (Dec. 3, 2019)– Tyler Bartnovsky pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor, child solicitation and two counts of possession of child pronography. Three other charges were dismissed. His sentence is as follows:

  • Count 1: 7 years at the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC), 3 executed, 4 suspended to probation
  • Count 2: 4 years at DOC, 3 executed, 1 suspended to probation
  • Count 3: 2 years executed at DOC
  • Count 4: 210 days executed at DOC

The first three charges will run concurrently, and charge 4 is consecutive to those.

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FRANKLIN, Ind. – A Franklin man has been arrested on dozens of child pornography charges.

Indiana State Police say 26-year-old Tyler Bartnovsky is facing 25 counts of possession of child porn, one count of child solicitation, and one count of sexual misconduct with a minor.

Police say the charges stem from a two-month investigation led by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The investigation began when officers received a tip.

Bartnovsky was taken into custody based on information discovered during the investigation and a subsequent search warrant. The Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office will make a final charging decision.

Tips about crimes against children, including child pornography, child solicitation, human trafficking, or mistreatment of children can be submitted anonymously at www.missingkids.org.

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