STATESVILLE, N.C. — Statesville Police arrested Tracy Knight on Friday after executing a search warrant on his home and finding evidence connecting him to child pornography.
Members with the Statesville Police Department say they received a cyber TipLine report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding five files of child porn on August 2nd, 2021.
After further investigation, investigators determined Tracy Knight was linked to the files of child pornography found.
On September 24th, members of the Statesville Police Department, the State Bureau of Investigations, Mooresville Police Department, and ICAC task force executed a search warrant at Knight’s home on Euclid Avenue.
During their search, police say they found numerous items of evidence linking Knight to child pornography.
Knight was then taken into custody and charged with three counts of 3rd Degree Child Exploitation, according to a news release.
Police say Knight was given a $50,000 secured bond.
The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.
The Statesville Police Department thanks the SBI and Mooresville Police Department for their help in this investigation.