Columbus man accused of possessing child pornography

Gavin C. Haight. Photo courtesy of Indiana State Police.

A Bartholomew County man is facing child pornography charges after authorities were tipped off through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

According to Indiana State Police reports, the Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received four reports from the national center that someone was using four separate social media applications was in possession of video and images of child pornography. All were tied to a specific user account.

The investigation led to a Spring Valley Drive home and a search warrant was issued. On Wednesday, officers from the State Police Task Force, the Cyber Crimes Unit and Indianapolis police served the warrant. Based on evidence from that search they arrested 21-year-old Gavin Christopher Denton Haight of Columbus. He is facing four felony charges of possession of child pornography.