GIBSON – A Gibson man has been arrested on child pornography charges following an investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation.
Officers from the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office narcotic and criminal investigation divisions joined the SBI to conduct a search warrant at a home on Aubrey Drive in Gibson.
Herbert Travis McLean, 35, was charged with three counts of felony second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of felony second-degreee sexual exploitation of a minor.
McLean was placed in the Scotland County jail.
In 2015, McLean was charged with trafficking opium and heroin, possession with intent to sell marijuana, possession of cocaine, maintaining a dwelling for the sale of controlled substances, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deputies also recovered a loaded firearm during the 2015 search.