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      Museum guard formally charged in child porn case

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      {} {} A 53-year-old northern Alabama man is being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of receiving and possessing child pornography.{} {} Loyd Jeffrey Hitt, of Center Point, was arrested in October. Authorities say he ordered pornographic videos and photos from a foreign country and shipped to himself at the Birmingham Museum of Art, where he worked as a security guard. Officials say the material contained images of underage boys engaged in sexual acts.{} {} officials say Hitt received the pornographic materials between May 2009 and October 2012.A federal public defender was assigned to represent Hitt.

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