November 6, 2020
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A former assistant commonwealth’s attorney for Norfolk will serve a 10-year active prison sentence for sex crimes involving children.
Court records show Timothy Scott Carnes pleaded guilty Friday to 26 charges: 13 counts of use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children and 13 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15.
Carnes was sentenced to 76 years in prison total, but all time except 10 years was suspended.
Upon his release, he will be on unsupervised probation for 20