Johnston County teen faces 'sexting' charges


Deputies said they began their investigation in October.

Officials arrested 18-year-old Joshua Blair Kearns, of Garner on Monday. He is charged with one felony count of disseminating material/performing a harmful act on a minor and one misdemeanor count of cyber stalking.

Kearns is also accused of sending a threatening text message to the same juvenile victim.

Kearns was given a $10,000 bond.

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