Former Director for the Office of Student Life at Ball State Facing Child Pornography Charges

Muncie, IN – Jim Hague has been charged with five counts involving child pornography, based on court documents from the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Indiana.

Hague’s identity had been confirmed on July 8 by his attorney William H. Dazey Jr.

The former director was indicted by the federal grand jury on June 24 and is facing three counts of distribution of visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, one charge of receipt of visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct and one charge of possession of visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

 The defendant can be facing up to $250,000 in fines and prison term ranging from 5 to 20 years for each charge.

Ball State University has refused to make a statement citing university policy against commenting on personal matters.   

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