Tyler man gets 8 years for child porn, solicitation conviction

Tyler man gets 8 years for child porn, solicitation conviction
Benjamin Cole (Source: Smith County Jail)

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A Tyler man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and an online solicitation charge and accepted eight-year prison sentences on each.

Court records show Benjamin Andrew Cole, 34, entered the plea in Judge Kerry Russell's court Monday morning.

DPS troopers arrested Cole in August on charges of possession of child pornography and online solicitation of a minor. He has been held in the Smith County Jail since that time.

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