I always wonder what the story is when someone is charged with crimes in two states. Did he travel to Kentucky or did he trade child porn from someone there? I don't see any "matching" arrests in Kentucky. Possibly, it's still under investigation.

Vega is so young--only 21. Yet, I'd be willing to bet lunch that this crime has been going on since he was able to access a computer. FWIW, Eugene is not in Josephine or Clackamas Counties. In fact it's quite a distance from both. The man must have gotten around.

http://www.kval.com/news/local/126126338.html

Eugene [OR] man, 21, gets 17 years for child porn
July 25, 2011

A 21-year-old Eugene man pleaded guilty to making child pornography and was sentenced to 17 years in prison. Nickolas Alonzo Vega pleaded guilty to 3 counts of Using a Child in a Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct. He pleaded guilty as part of a plea bargain that resolves similar charges from crimes against victims in Josephine and Clackamas counties in Oregon and the State of Kentucky...."

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Vega harmed children in both Oregon and Kentucky. We are happy to see him brought to justice,” said Attorney General Kroger...."

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