Southaven man charged with child exploitation

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Joseph Landon Blankenship

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — A Southaven man has been arrested and charged with one count of child exploitation.

Joseph Landon Blankenship, 30, was arrested Monday at his home.

Blankenship was booked into the Desoto County Jail with no bond set.

If convicted, he faces up to 40 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.