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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Boyle County Woman Pleads Guilty to Production of Child Pornography

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Jacquolyn Walls-Land, 36, of Junction City, Kentucky pleaded guilty yesterday, before Senior United States District Judge Joseph M. Hood, to using a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction.

According to her plea agreement, Walls-Land took videos of the minor female victim while the co-Defendant, Richard Derringer, sexually abused the victim. The sexual abuse and recording of the abuse occurred on March 11, 2018.

Walls-Land is scheduled to be sentenced on November 4, 2019.  She faces a mandatory minimum sentence of fifteen years in prison, and up to 30 years, and a maximum fine of $250,000.  However, any sentence will be imposed by the Court after consideration of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and the federal statutes.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky: James Robert Brown, Jr., Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Richard Sanders, Commissioner, Kentucky State Police, jointly announced the plea. 

The investigation was conducted by the Kentucky State Police and the FBI.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys David Marye and Mary Melton represented the United States. 

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated August 6, 2019