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Child porn charges among indictments

By MELINDA WILLIAMS

melinda@southwesttimes.com

 

A Pulaski County grand jury has indicted a Fairlawn man on 15 counts of possession of child pornography.

The charges against 57-year-old Charles Kirby Thornsbury are among nearly 250 indictments handed down by the January grand jury and unsealed Wednesday.

Each incident for which Thornsbury is charged is a Class 6 felony and is alleged to have occurred Jan. 1, 2013. Each count carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

Thornsbury is being held without bond at New River Valley Regional Jail. He is to be in court Pulaski County Circuit Court Feb. 21 for the setting of his trial date.

An indictment is not a finding of guilt. It is merely a finding that enough evidence exists to hold a trial.

Other indictments handed down by the grand jury include:

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