A Johnson City man is being charged with twelve felony counts for allegedly distributing child pornography online.

Prosecutors say 34 year old Jared Flanders was arrested Friday, February 17 and is being held without bail.

A detention hearing is to be held this week.

Federal prosecutors say, if convicted, Flanders faces a minimum of five years and up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 dollars.