Jefferson City Corrections Officer and Wife Indicted on 12 Charges of Child Pornography

Paul Emerson Schofield, 33, A corrections officer at the Jefferson City Correctional Center, and his wife, Sara Ellen Schofield, 29, both of Jefferson City, were charged in a 12-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City yesterday (Wednesday, Aug. 3).

The federal indictment replaces two separate criminal complaints against the defendants, which charged each of them with using a minor to produce child pornography. The Schofields have been in federal custody without bond since their arrest on July 13, 2022.