Joshua David Lee Eddington, 19, of Independence, Iowa, pled guilty to two counts of Enticing a Minor, Class D Felonies, in Buchanan County District Court on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Both counts alleged Eddington enticed a minor under the age of 16 with the intent to commit an illegal sex act upon the minor. Eddington was previously adjudicated delinquent of Indecent Exposure in Benton County on February 3, 2009, and was on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry at the time he committed the new offenses. Eddington was sentenced to consecutive 5 year prison terms for a total imposed prison sentence of 10 years. He is ordered to undergo sex offender treatment while in prison and will be subject to the Iowa Sex Offender Registry upon his release.
See official Buchanan County Attorney's Office Press Release.