Child sex trafficking suspect to go to trial June 7

Kena Reed

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A trial date has been set for a Pike County woman indicted in a federal sex trafficking case.

Kena Reed, 28, of Pinsonfork, is charged with sex trafficking of a minor, production and distribution of child pornography, interstate transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. She is now scheduled to go on trial June 7.

Jacob West
Jacob West

Reed and Jacob West, 33, of Pinsonfork, were originally arrested in September of 2019.

West was accused of stealing 5,000 pills from the South Williamson Food City, then trading pills to Reed in exchange for sexually explicit images of herself and a minor.

Reed’s case was picked up by federal authorities, while West remains charged in Pike Circuit Court.

West is scheduled appear in court next month for a pretrial conference.