Alabaster man charged with possession of child porn

Published 2:14pm Thursday, September 26, 2013

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

A 38-year-old Alabaster man is being held in the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $500,000 after he was arrested on 10 counts of possession of child pornography.

Kelban
Kelban

Steven Christopher Kelban, whose residence was listed on Independence Drive in Shelby County Circuit Court documents, was booked into the Shelby County Jail on Sept. 24. He was arrested by state law enforcement agencies on Sept. 24, according to court documents.

According to Kelban’s arrest warrant, he allegedly “did knowingly possess any obscene matter containing a visual depiction of a person under the age of 17 years of age engaged in any act of sado-machoistic abuse, sexual intercourse, sexual excitement, masturbation, genital nudity or other sexual conduct” on Aug. 30.

Kelban allegedly possessed sexually explicit webcam footage of an underage female, according to court documents.

Kelban appeared in court on Sept. 25 to be advised of his rights, and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 30, according to court documents.

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