Robert Lee Ervin, 39, of Sweetwater, Tenn., was arrested on charges of child pornography and criminal attempt-child exploitation.
According to the FBI, Ervin had been engaged in a series of Internet chats with what he thought was a 14-year-old girl. He traveled to Walker County from Tennessee to meet with this “minor child” and was subsequently arrested.
He was detained at the Walker County Detention Facility and bonded out June 5.
The task force consists of agents from the FBI and Immigrations and Customers Enforcement, as well as officers from the Whitfield Sheriff’s Office, Dalton Police Department and Calhoun Police Department.