NKY fire chief arrested on child porn charges

NKY fire chief arrested on child porn charges

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (FOX19) - Kentucky State Police arrested a northern Kentucky fire chief on child porn charges, according to jail records.

Justin Nueby, 40, is charged with possessing/viewing matters portraying sexual performance by a minor.

Police arrested Nueby at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Nueby’s arrest was the result of undercover internet crimes against children investigation, according to Kentucky State Police.

He was held at the Campbell County Jail on a $2,500 bond. He has since bonded out.

Nueby was named Northern Pendleton Fire District Chief in 2019.

FOX19 NOW has left messages seeking comment at the fire department and will update this story once we hear back.

Tonight Justin Nueby was sworn in as Fire Chief of Northern Pendleton Fire District! Chief Nueby started on this department in 2000. Congratulations Chief Nueby!!!

Posted by Northern Pendleton Fire Auxiliary on Monday, March 11, 2019

His mother, Karen Nelson, reached out to FOX19 NOW with this statement:

“He’s hardworking man and he works from daylight until dark, he loves his community and has donated over 20 years to his community, and this allegation is a total misunderstanding,” she said.

FOX19 NOW has a request for comment into Nueby and will update this story if we hear back.

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