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Zebulon man arrested on sexting charge

Posted September 1, 2010 3:14 p.m. EDT

Johnathon Allen Smith, 18, of 2821 Jack Mitchell Road in Zebulon, was arrested Tuesday for exchanging sexual pictures and text messages with a 14-year-old girl, the Wake County Sheriff's Office said.

According to the warrant for his arrest, Smith sent explicit photos of himself to the girl and asked her to send photos "depicting sexual acts or poses."

He was being held Wednesday on $60,000 bond on charges of sexual exploitation and dissemination of obscene material.