A Boone pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography last week.
The Watauga Democrat reports Joshua Wayne Clemons, age 39, of 135 Antelope Run, Boone, was arrested in November and was charged with nine counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor for possession of child pornography. He was indicted February 18.
According to the report, Clemons was previously convicted of indecent liberties with a minor in December 1999, and was convicted of sexual battery and assault on a minor female in Forsyth County in 2016.
Clemons has not been scheduled for a sentencing hearing as of August 14.