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A former Sussex County resident, now of Cresco, Pennsylvania, who admitted to sending nude photos of a 16-year-old Wantage girl to her friends has taken a plea deal. Luis M. Montero was arrested following a multi-state investigation that began in April.
The girl was pressured to send sexually explicit photos to Montero via Snapchat and when she refused to send more, he distributed the photos to her friends and posted them to an anonymous Instagram account.
The 19-year-old was arrested on June 8 and was facing up to 30 years in prison for the Sussex County charges. The state reportedly recommended a three year prison sentence.
Montero was also arraigned in Monroe County, Pennsylvania last week on charges that included sex trafficking, child pornography and stalking. It's expected that he will be extradited from Pennsylvania to New Jersey by Friday.
Read the NJHerald.com story here.