CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Carter County man arrested in December 2018 pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor on Monday.
Joshua Hewlett Herman was arrested in 2018 after deputies found child pornography on his cell phone. Herman was also wanted out of Southwest Virginia at the time.
Herman entered a guilty plea in Carter County on Monday and was sentenced to 8 years in a Tennessee Department of Corrections facility to be run concurrently.
Herman’s time served is to be credited.
Herman was arrested after a woman contacted deputies saying she had found explicit photos of her child on his phone.