The investigation sprang from an earlier search, on May 25, by Fairborn police of Kemp’s home on Harmony Lane. That first search was related to suspicion of a “marijuana growing facility” at Kemp’s home, according to the application.
During that search “over 1,000 pages of classified documents in paper form” were uncovered.
An inspection of the documents revealed that some were clearly marked with the words “TOP SECRETS” at the top and the bottom of the pages.
“This investigation has revealed that Kemp has stored classified top secret documents at his residence that he printed from government computers,” the application states.
The Air Force has told the FBI that the documents found were “related to top secret special access programs, meaning that they were restricted.”
The federal documents identify Kemp as a contractor who works for NASIC and has a “top secret” clearance. He was never authorized to take the documents to his personal residence, the court filing says.
No charges have been filed against Kemp in either federal or state courts, as of Friday afternoon.
Kemp’s Columbus attorney, Mark Wieczorek, was unwilling to comment Friday.