Jefferson City man indicted for child porn, sex with minor

1 year 4 months 2 weeks ago July 17, 2015 Jul 17, 2015 Friday, July 17 2015 Friday, July 17, 2015 5:13:00 PM CDT in News
By: Katie Grunik, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - A Jefferson City man was federally indicted Friday for producing child pornography and enticing a minor to engage in sex. 

Andrew Clayton, 37, was charged in a three-count indictment by the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. The indictment alleges Clayton used a minor to produce child pornography in December 2014. Clayton was also charged with enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity in March 2015. 

In June 2015, authorities charged Clayton with having sex with a minor and soliciting sex and nude photos from multiple other minors using the KIK app. A probable cause statement from the Cole County Sheriff's Office said Clayton admitted having sex with a 14-year old boy. Deputies also said Clayton admitted he had met many other young boys and often asked them to perform oral sex. 

Clayton was arrested in March of 2015 on suspicion of producing child pornogrphy involving a 14-year-old girl and released later that month on bond. A forensic investigation of Clayton's phone at the time found evidence of additional sex acts involving minors.

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