Former Madison County Magistrate Candidate Arrested on Alleged Sexual Charges Involving a Minor


After following an investigation by Kentucky state police, a former Madison County Magistrate candidate has now been arrested and indicted on charges alleging he sent and received sexual content from a high school student in the area.

KSP report making an arrest on 48 year old Scotty D. Johnson. Officials add that Johnson allegedly created a social media account through a popular app in order to procure explicit matter from a juvenile.

Wbontv will update when more information is available.

UPDATE: Johnson has officially been charged with Seven Counts of Use of a Minor in a Sexual Performance, Seven Counts of Possessing or Viewing Matter Portraying a Sexual Performance by a Minor, Two Counts of Tampering with Physical Evidence, Prohibited Use of Electronic Communication System to Procure a Minor, and Seven Counts of Distribution of Obscene Matter.