Jefferson County Woman Sentenced To Over 21 Years For Child Pornography
A Jefferson County woman will be spending the next two decades in prison after a sentencing hearing in Federal Court on Thursday. 42 year old Shana Coffey of Jefferson City, was sentenced in federal court in Knoxville yesterday to serve 262 months in federal prison for producing and attempting to distribute child pornography. The prison sentence will be followed by lifetime on supervised release. According to court documents, Coffey plead guilty to the charges that in April 2020 she used a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purposes of producing visual depictions of such conduct and, in June 2020, attempted to distribute that child pornography to others. After serving her prison sentence, Coffey will be required to register with the state sex offender registry in any state in which she lives or works.