Springfield, Mo. -- (2/23/2018) A Joplin man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempting to produce child pornography.
James Loyd Wainright, 36, of Joplin, was charged in a three-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield on Wednesday.
The federal indictment charges Wainright with two counts of attempting to use two minors, on separate occasions from June 25 to Aug. 6, 2017, to produce child pornography. According to the indictment, the first child victim was born in 2002 and the second child victim was born in 2003.
Wainright is also charged with one count of receiving and distributing child pornography.