Two Wiregrass men recently pleaded guilty to unrelated federal child porn-related charges.
In the first case, Joseph Kyle Edberg, who was originally charged with a 12-count felony indictment involving the receiving of child pornography and the possession of child pornography, pleaded guilty earlier this week to a reduced charge of a single felony count of possessing child pornography.
Edberg, who will be sentenced at a later date, faces not more than 10 years in prison and a fine of not more than $250,000. Federal court records show Edberg remains released on bail until his sentencing hearing.
Court records show Edberg pleaded guilty to knowingly possessing a USB storage device, which contained digital image files of children engaging in sexual activity. He pleaded guilty to the possession of the images at his Dothan home on Dec. 8, 2010.
Federal court records show agents with the U.S. Marshals service arrested Edberg in October 2011.
In the other case, federal court records show Bradley C. Johnson, of Enterprise, pleaded guilty to the felony possession of child pornography.
Records show a federal judge will sentence Johnson in March 2013. Johnson faces not more than 10 years in prison and a fine of not more than $250,000. Records show the parties agreed to a sentence that includes a prison term of not less than three years.
Records show Johnson pleaded guilty to knowingly possessing digital image files on an eMachine computer depicting children engaging in sexual activity. He pleaded guilty to possession of the images at his Enterprise home on Oct. 7, 2009. Records show the images possessed were produced outside the state of Alabama and downloaded off the internet.