Teacher Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

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A South-Central Kentucky teacher is indicted on nine counts of child pornography charges.

The indictment reports that Joseph Briley received and possessed child pornography from November 2005 through March 2006.

An attorney representing Lincoln County Schools said Briley has been suspended from Lincoln County High School.

Briley faces up to 20 years in Federal Prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

A Federal Judge could decide to set bail for Briley or allow some other type of conditional release.

He'll be in Federal Court in Lexington on Thursday Seot. 14, 2006.