Hawkins County

Church Hill man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of a minor

A Church Hill man will spend eight years behind bars after pleading guilty to a child porn-related charge.

Lucas Peterson, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor.

According to court documents, Peterson was arrested last October when investigators found him in possession of more than 100 photographs depicting minors engaged in sexual activity.

Peterson will be required to serve the full eight-year sentence.


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