Convicted sex offender arrested after raid of Campbell home

Investigators searched a home on Devitt Avenue on Wednesday

Joshua Baird, child exploitation charges, Campbell
CAMPBELL: Arrested Aug. 16 - Joshua Baird, 39, charged with 10 counts of pandering sexually-oriented matter involving a minor (Image: Mahoning County's sex offender registry website)

CAMPBELL, Ohio (WKBN) – A convicted sex offender from Campbell is facing charges of distributing child pornography.

Wednesday, 39-year-old Joshua Baird was arrested after a raid at his house on Devitt Avenue in Campbell. He’s in Mahoning County Jail, charged with 10 counts of pandering sexually-oriented matter involving a minor.

A spokeswoman for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office said the investigation centered on allegations that Baird made and distributed pornography involving a juvenile girl. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Crimes Against Children Unit is investigating to see if there are other victims.

Police removed electronic equipment from the house during a search.

Wednesday, 39-year-old Joshua Baird was arrested after a raid at his house on Devitt Avenue in Campbe

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