Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Lawrence County Main Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

A Lawrence County, Ky man will not go to jail after being formally sentenced on child porn charges.

The Kentucky Attorney General's Office says Thomas Meade, 52, of Blaine, Ky., was sentenced in Lawrence County Circuit Court.

Meade was arrested last December in Lawrence County after being indicted on child porn charges.

Prosecutors say investigators found more than 100 child pornographic images and videos on his computer

In July, he pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of child pornography and four counts of possession of child pornography.

Meade was sentenced to five years in prison, but his sentence was probated for five years.

Meade is required to register as a sex offender for 20 years and go through a sex offender treatment program.