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7,000 Images of Child Pornography Recovered from Madison Man's Cell Phone

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A Madison man is in jail after Metro police retrieve thousands of images of child pornography from his phone.

The cell phone of 23-year-old Hunter Barnett  was seized from his home on Cheyenne Blvd. on June 11 with images of minor females around 10-13 years old, according to the affidavit. More than 7,000 images of prepubescent females engaged in sexual activity or lewd positions were removed from the phone prior to it being recovered, police say. He is accused of viewing more than 300 of the images.

Barnett reportedly admitted to police to removing the memory card after his girlfriend confronted him about the pornography. He also admitted being addicted to porn, having a preference for minors.

Barnett is in Davidson County Jail on $30,000 bond. He faces three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and is due in court on August 7.


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