Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
262 month sentence in case involving Danville, KY minor
North Carolina man sentenced to 262 months for enticing Boyle County Minor To engage in sexually explicit conduct
Click on headline for complete story
From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Eastern District of Kentucky
LEXINGTON, KY (Wed 11 Jan 2017) - A North Carolina man, previously convicted of enticing a minor in Danville, KY, to engage in sexually explicit conduct, was sentenced on Tuesday to 262 months in federal prison.
U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves sentenced James Matthew Shelton, 30, and also ordered him to serve a lifetime term of supervised release following the completion of his sentence. Under federal law, Shelton must serve at least 85 percent of his prison sentence.
Shelton admitted at his guilty plea that, from July 1, 2014 to August 23, 2014, he persuaded a 13-year-old female in Danville to send sexually explicit photos of herself to his cell phone.
In April of 2015 an investigator with the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General, and other law enforcement agents, executed a search warrant at Shelton's residence in North Carolina and seized his cell phone. The phone contained images of child pornography. The investigation started in September of 2014, when the Boyle County Sheriff's Office received a complaint that Shelton had threatened one or more minors in Boyle County.
Kerry B. Harvey, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Amy Hess, Special Agent in Charge, FBI; Andy Beshear, Attorney General of Kentucky; and Derek Robbins, Boyle County Sheriff, jointly made the announcement.
The investigation was conducted by the FBI, the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General, and the Boyle County Sheriff's Office.
This story was posted on 2017-01-12 03:54:24
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic Kentucky:
Leader of drug trafficking ring sentenced to life
KY Hills, Woods and Waters Weekend Jan 20 at Cumberland Falls
HFS: Funding available to fight opioid abuse
Green, Metcalfe among 25 counties granted dump cleanup money
KY State Reformatory staff and inmates build museum exhibit
Division of Waste Management calls for grant applications
Beshear: Winchester Man Arraigned for alleged abuse
KDA approves more than 12,800 acres for hemp
Grimes pushing early voting & 'Boots to Business' legislation
Harrod promoted to Program Administrator, Re-Entry Branch
View even more articles in topic Kentucky
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.