A Morristown man was found guilty in a jury trial Tuesday for sexual exploitation of a minor and could face up to 10 years in prison.

Raymond Darrell Arwood, 57, was indicted by a grand jury on the charges in January 2020.

According to court records, Arwood collected and possessed more than 75 pornographic images of a minor or minors engaged in sexual activity between December 2018 and August 2019.

The investigation was conducted by Morristown Police Department Det. Joshua Akard, Internet Crimes Against Children officer for the department.

In 1997, Arwood was convicted of sexual battery involving a minor.

His name was taken off the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Sexual Registry website in 2015.

Sex offenders convicted of nonviolent offenses can petition the court for their names to be removed 10 years after their sentence is complete.

Arwood faces anywhere from six to 10 years after being convicted of the latest offense. Officials said he would be eligible for parole after completing 35% of his time served.

Arwood is set to be sentenced on Jan. 4 in the Hawkins County Courthouse.

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