Veteran Ohio TV Weatherman Charged With Pandering Child Pornography

Franklin Sheriffs Dept.

A veteran Ohio weatherman has been arrested on charges of selling, distributing or displaying child pornography.

Mike Davis, age 60, who has spent more than three decades as a TV weatherman in the state, most recently for station WBNS-10TV, was arrested on Thursday, according to the Columbus Dispatch.

“Generally, these cases are not about one image,” said Chief Deputy Rick Minerd of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office to the Dispatch. “We do take accidental downloads into account. It’s about a pattern.”

Davis was charged with pandering child pornography. He is awaiting arraignment at at Franklin County jail.

The station has not said what action it will take against him.

“At around 10 a.m. (Thursday), we learned that Mike Davis was arrested by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office,” WBNS-10TV General Manager John Cardenas told the Dispatch. “We are learning more about the details and will be reporting on the story.”

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