Crime

Hazard man pleads guilty in child porn case

A Hazard man has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography, according to the United States Attorney's Office and the Kentucky Attorney General's Office.

Jimmie Darrell Gay, 62, admitted that from Oct. 13, 2008, to Jan. 28, 2009, he knowingly received pornographic depictions of children through e-mail and the Internet. He was indicted in June 2009.

The case was investigated by the FBI and the Kentucky Attorney General's CyberCrime Unit.

Gay is scheduled to appear before U.S. District Court Judge Gregory F. VanTatenhove in London on March 4. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

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