Hamilton County deputy arrested, charged with child porn related offenses

Hamilton County Jail
Posted at 11:31 AM, Apr 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-17 09:20:06-04

CINCINNATI — A deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office was arrested Friday and faces several charges related to the possession of child porn.

Ronald Vest, 51, is charged with one count of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor and seven counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, all of which are felonies.

According to court documents, Vest had numerous sexually explicit pictures of children.

Deputies are holding Vest at the Hamilton County Justice Center on a $400,000 bond.

Law enforcement officers are still investigating the incident.