On May 15, Samuel Lynn Johnson, 20, was charged via criminal complaint with possession of prepubescent child pornography.
According to court documents, the defendant allegedly uploaded obscene images of children to Tumblr, a microblogging site. In an interview with police, he also allegedly admitted to inappropriate sexual contact with a 7-year-old family member.
If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in federal prison. The Texas Department of Public Safety and Federal Bureau of investigation conducted the investigation with the help of the Snyder Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Callie Woolam is prosecuting the case.