Terre Haute Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Vigo County – The Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested a 43 year old man from Terre Haute this morning. 

The investigation began this past March when a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) was received by the ICAC Task Force. 

Stephen W. Covert

As a result of the investigation, a search warrant was obtained by Vigo County Division 6 Court and served this morning at 2200 Garfield Avenue.  Based on preliminary findings as a result of the search warrant, Stephen W. Covert, 43, of Terre Haute was interviewed and subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Vigo County Jail with no bond allowed.

Anyone having any information related to crimes against children are encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency or visit the NCMEC website at http://www.missingkids.com/hom  and find the link to make a CYBERTIPLINE report.

Arrested and Charges:

Stephen W. Covert, 43, Terre Haute, Indiana 

  • Possession of child pornography (10 counts) Level 6 Felony 

All suspects are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

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