Lexington Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Production of Child Pornography

March 26, 2024

A Lexington, Ky., man, Jair Cisneros-Gomez, 25, was sentenced on Tuesday, by U.S. District Judge Gregory VanTatenhove, to 30 years in prison, for production of child pornography.

According to his plea agreement, on February 14, 2023, a witness contacted law enforcement after discovering videos of Cisneros-Gomez sexually abusing a minor victim. Cisneros-Gomez admitted to law enforcement that he sexually abused the minor and he produced videos of the sexual abuse on his cellphone.

Under federal law, Cisneros-Gomez must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence. Upon his release from prison, he will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for life.

Carlton S. Shier, IV, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Rana Saoud, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); and Chief Lawrence Weathers, Lexington Police Department, jointly announced the sentence.