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Fayette man faces child porn charges

A Fayette County man faces child pornography charges.

David Martin Allen, 36, was indicted by a U.S. District Court grand jury on charges of attempting to receive child pornography and possession of child pornography.

The U. S. Attorney and United States Postal Inspection Service conducted the investigation. If convicted, he could face as much as 20 years in prison, according to a U.S. District Attorney's press release.

The indictment alleges that Allen possessed material depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. He is also charged with attempting to receive material minors in sexually explicit conduct from December 2005 through April 2007.

Allen also faces numerous charges in Fayette Circuit Court for sexual abuse, sodomy and the use of a minor in a sexual performance.

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