Mt. Vernon Man Charged With 20 Counts of Child Porn to Tried by Judge Tuesday

Mt. Vernon Man Charged With 20 Counts of Child Porn to Tried by Judge Tuesday

MT. VERNON (WRXX) – When he appears for trial Tuesday, a 26-year-old Mt. Vernon man will be tried by a judge rather than a jury on the 20 counts Class X felony possession of child pornography against him.

Zachary E. Terry waived his right Monday morning in Jefferson County Court to be tried by a jury and instead asked to be tried by a judge.

Judge Jerry Crisel is scheduled to begin hearing arguments in the case at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Terry faces 20 Class X felony charges of possession of child pornography depicting a child under the age of 13. He was arrested in May after a domestic batter call led to an investigation into child pornography charges.

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