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.