Fayette County

Man sentenced to 30 years for making child porn

A Lexington man who has admitted to producing child pornography was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Lexington said.

John Charles Johnson, 38, of Lexington, pleaded guilty in July of photographing a 10-year-old girl engaging in sexually explicit conduct in November 2006.

A federal judge sentenced Johnson to 30 years on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Lexington.