A man from Cherokee County is charged with exploiting children after police say he was found with explicit photos of minors on his phone.

Kenneth Dill, who lives near Acworth, was arrested Monday and charged with nine counts of sexual exploitation of children, jail records show. His phone was found to have explicit photos of multiple children, including some as young as toddler age, according to his arrest warrant.

Thursday, he remained in the Cherokee County jail without bond, according to the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office.

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Shannon Ballew is the managing editor at the Cherokee Tribune and the Cherokee Ledger-News. She is a graduate of Young Harris College and lives in unincorporated Woodstock.

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