Parkville woman pleads guilty in child pornography plot

BALTIMORE -  

A Parkville woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to produce child pornography. 
 
Thirty-seven-year-old Margaret Ellen Jones entered the plea Wednesday.
 
She faces a minimum mandatory sentence of 15 years at sentencing June 11.
 
According to her plea agreement, Jones and 49-year-old John Andrew Blaes contacted a 15-year-old North Carolina girl on the Internet and traveled to her home to bring her to Maryland.
 
Prosecutors say Jones and Blaes sexually abused the girl and used a camera to document the abuse.
 
The images were posted online.
 
Blaes pleaded guilty to the conspiracy and to transporting a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct.  
 
He is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 19. 
 
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