A Brooke County man was sentenced to spend time behind bars on child pornography charges.
According to U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, 40-year-old Michael John Jones pleaded guilty to the felony offense of sexual exploitation of a child. Jones agreed in court that he took photos of young girls who stayed and slept over at his home as guests of his own children. Evidence also indicated Jones took hidden videos of the girls bathing and showering in his home.
Jones was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment to be followed by lifetime supervision by the court.