WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — A Walton County man will spend at least 25 years in prison for sexually molesting a child and making and distributing child pornography.
According to a news release by the State Attorney’s office, a judge sentenced 44-year-old Stephen Walter Gay to 30 years in prison, with a mandatory minimum of 25 years.
Walton County Sheriff’s investigators arrested Gay after someone turned in his cell phone. The phone contained images and a video of a child being sexually abused.
Gay was convicted of 5 charges including lewd or lascivious molestation, and will be registered as a sexual predator for life and must wear an electronic monitor.