Device search yields arrest of Celina man for child pornography

Glen D Sharrock

MERCER CO., Ohio (ADAMS) – On Tuesday, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced the arrest of 51-year-old Glen D Sharrock of 3601 St. Rte. 703 lot 57 Celina, Ohio.

Grey advised that his office was contacted by the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) on April 20th. Sheriff’s Office Detectives then opened an investigation.

The following was issued by the Mercer County Sheriff:

The investigation resulted in detectives applying for several search warrants. Evidence recovered from the search warrants were several sexually explicit photos of juveniles which were linked to Sharrock’s media accounts.

This morning (May 11th, 2021) at 7:17 AM, deputies and detectives of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office executed another search warrant at Sharrock’s residence and arrested Sharrock on five (5) counts of Pandering Child Pornography (felonies of the fourth degree). Sharrock was taken to the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility where he is being held without bond.

Sharrock was previously a registered sex offender and his registration requirements ended in August of 2019. Sharrock had been convicted in 2009 in Indiana for possession of Child Pornography.

This case is being reviewed by the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office to determine is additional charges should be filed.