Local man indicted on charges relating to child pornography

By TJ Caudill - [email protected]

HAZARD — A Perry County man from the City of Hazard was indicted this month on charges relating to child pornography.

Donald Gilbert, 52, of Hazard was indicted on one count of distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and five counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by minor.

According to the indictment on June 4, Gilbert distributed a picture of a nude and exposed juvenile. The indictment says the minor was posed on a railroad tie when the picture was taken.

On July 28, the indictment says Gilbert possessed four files showing minors engaging in sexual acts or performances on his personal computer.

Bail was set in the amount of $10,000 cash plus home incarceration and MCR.

Gilbert is scheduled to appear in the Perry County Circuit Court for arraignment on March 30, 2017.

TJ Caudill is a reporter with The Hazard Herald and he can be reached at 606-629-3245.

By TJ Caudill

[email protected]

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