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Charleston, WV man indicted on federal child pornography charges

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Stephen Wayne Laton, Jr. was indicted on federal child pornography charges. Stephen Wayne Laton, Jr. was indicted on federal child pornography charges.
CHARLESTON, WV -

A Charleston, WV man was charged with production of child pornography and possession of child pornography.  Stephen Wayne Laton, Jr., 40, was indicted by a federal grand jury on both charges, according to a press release from the US Attorney's Office. 

According to the release, the indictment states that on June 20, 2010, Laton Jr. attempted to persuade a minor to engage in sexual acts.  The indictment also alleges that on Feb. 6, 2013 Laton Jr. possessed images and videos of child pornography on his personal computer.

The investigation was conducted by the FBI and the West Virginia State Police.