Furthermore, in almost all states, adults convicted of child pornography offenses are required to register as sex offenders.
Sex offenders must provide their personal information to police officers, who may make the information public.
In exchange, Senior Deputy Prosecutor Camara Banfield dropped a charge of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and agreed to recommend the 67-day sentence.
“I’m very sorry,” Carlson-Aguilar told Judge Suzan Clark on Friday.
“I do think it’s an appropriate sentence given all of the facts and circumstances,” Clark said.
“I hope you have learned something from this.” “You need to remember the laws are very strict on those types of communications.” Carlson-Aguilar’s attorney, Jeff Barrar, said a conviction of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor would have meant a sentence of four to five years in prison.
Carlson-Aguilar was immediately eligible for release from the Clark County Jail, because he has already served his sentence while he was waiting for his case to be resolved.
In an agreement with prosecutors, Carlson-Aguilar pleaded guilty March 19 in Clark County Superior Court to communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.
Between consenting adults, the private sharing of nude or suggestive photos is generally not illegal.
However, that does not mean that adults can freely engage in sexting.
If you are charged with a crime as a result of sexting, you should talk to a local attorney.