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Ex-teacher charged with child porn

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Lewis taught agriculture here from 2002 to 2006

By BEN CARLSON

 A former Anderson County High School teacher remains behind bars after being charged with distributing child pornography, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.

Don C. Lewis of 105 Plum Tree Court, Versailles, was arrested last week by the Fort Lee Military Police in Prince George, Virginia and is awaiting extradition to Kentucky, according to the news release.

Lewis taught agriculture at the high school here from July 1, 2002 until June 30, 2006, Superintendent Sheila Mitchell confirmed.

Lewis was arrested after the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch executed a search warrant at his home in Versailles, where they seized electronic equipment, according to a news release.

Lewis is charged with one count of prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure a minor and one count of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. 

Both charges are class D felonies and punishable by one to five years in prison, according to a news release.