Paulding County man arrested on child-pornography charges

A Paulding County man has been arrested on child-pornography charges, authorities said Tuesday.

Blake Lawrence Darnell, 30, of Hiram faces two counts of sexual exploitation of children. One count was for possession of child pornography, and the other was for the distribution of child porn.

Authorities searched Darnell’s home on May 1st and said they seized several computers and electronic devices.

They said Darnell admitted downloading child pornography, and they found photos and videos on the electronic devices seized during the search.

He was arrested Friday.