Office of the Attorney General
Fleming County Man Indicted For Distribution And Possession of Child Pornography
Attorney General Jack Conway and his Department of Criminal Investigations have announced the indictment of a Fleming County man on multiple charges of distribution and possession of child pornography.
A Fleming County grand jury indicted James Donovan, 26, of Flemingsburg, on June 2, 2009 on five counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, four counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and one count of tampering with physical evidence for allegedly reformatting his computer hard drive after learning that an official investigation involving his computer was ongoing. All are class D felony charges. An arrest warrant has been issued for Donovan.
The investigation preceding the indictment was conducted by the Office of the Attorney General’s Cybercrimes Unit, a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC). Kathryn Hendrickson, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit will be prosecuting the case.
A charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.