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TV meteorologist charged with pandering child pornography

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — WBNS Meteorologist Mike Davis has been charged with child pornography. 

According to court documents, Davis was arrested and charged with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor, a second-degree felony. 

Court documents allege on August 5, Davis knowingly advertised for sale or dissemination, sell, distribute, transport, an image of a minor participating or engaging in sexual activity.  

According to Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Mark Gofstein, law enforcement executed a search warrant on Davis’ home in Upper Arlington Thursday morning.

As of 10:40 a.m, Thursday, Davis’ bio was still listed on WBNS website. He has been a meteorologist in Central Ohio since 1987.  

WISH-TV’s sister station WCMH reached out to WBNS management for comment and is waiting for a response from their parent company TEGNA.

Davis is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at 9 a.m.