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Convicted Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charge

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A convicted sex offender has been arrested on a child porn charge after being indicted by a federal grand jury.

U.S. Marshals arrested John D. Hayes, 66, of Huntington, at his home Wednesday on one count of possessing child porn.

According to the indictment out of U.S. District Court in Huntington, the charge is the result of an alleged incident involving still and video images of child porn on a computer on May 14, 2012.

According to the W.Va. State Police Sex Offender Registry, Hayes was convicted in October 1979 on two counts of second-degree sexual assault involving two girls ages between the ages of six and 12.

Hayes served 5-and-a-half years behind bars for the conviction.


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