ASHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - Tyler Anderson, 44, was arrested Friday morning on a charge of illegal material of a minor in nudity, according to sources at the Mansfield News Journal.
The charge is a second degree felony and the investigation will be conducted by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office.
Prosecutor Chris Tunnell says the investigation centers on activity that occurred at Anderson's residence in 2016 involving the secret videotaping of underage people in a state of nudity.
Anderson, a trooper with the Ohio State Highway patrol is currently under questioning.
OSHP issued the following statement Monday evening:
"The conduct of Mr. Anderson doesn't reflect the values of the agency.The Patrol has already began termination proceedings."
Formal charges are expected to surface next week.
Return to Cleveland 19 for updates on this developing story.