Bell County man sentenced on child pornography charges

PINEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - A Bell County man is sentenced to ten years in prison for child porn charges.

Earlier this year, Charles Farmer pleaded guilty to 25 counts of possessing matter portraying sex performance by a minor.

The judge sentenced him on Monday.

Middlesboro Police arrested the 63-year-old nearly two years ago when officers say they found the images on two cell phones in his possession. None of the images are believed to be local children.


One Bell County man pleaded guilty Friday to 25 counts of child porn.

Police arrested 63-year-old Charles Farmer in November of 2011.

They say a tip led them to Farmer where they found child porn on two cell phones in his possession.

Sentencing is scheduled for September 16th.

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