TOPEKA, Kan. — The Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office announced criminal charges against the former deputy director of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation on Thursday. Kyle Smith, 57, has been charged with one count of sexual exploitation of a child and two counts of interference with law enforcement pertaining to evidence.
All three charges are felonies. The sexual exploitation charge lists that Smith is accused of possessing a visual medium of a child. According to the Kansas statute he’s charged under, Smith is accused of possessing a visual depiction of a child less than 18 years old shown or heard engaging in sexual activity with the intent to arouse the offender.