According to documents filed in the United States Eastern District Court in London, a Clay County man has filed a motion for re-arraignment on child porn charges.

Richard Scott Smith, 45, has been granted a re-arraignment to enter a guilty plea pursuant to a plea agreement with the United States.  Smith will appear in court on October 6th at 3 p.m.

Smith was indicted in late May 2020 on charges of distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography over incidents occurring in May 2019 and February 2020.

The criminal complaint alleges Smith had an online conversation detailing accounts of child molestation and distribution of child pornographic photos and videos.

Details of the plea agreement will be revealed during the re-arraignment.

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