Daniel Horton, a former juvenile court dependency referee, pleaded no contest Wednesday for trying to convince underage girls to model nude, according to the Sacramento Bee.
Horton, 47, will have to register as a sex offender for life. As reported in the Bee's story, he must also serve 90 days in jail, three years of probation and complete a sex offender management program.
The former juvenile worker , in which he asked women he thought were 17 to pose nude for him. The women were actually decoys with audio recording devices and a police surveillence team.
Horton used to work as a juvenile court referee—a role similar to a judge—at the family law courthouse on Power Inn Road. He turned himself in on February 15 after a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest was issued and was .
Officials from the Sacramento Police Department said the incident for which Horton was charged did not have anything to do with his former role as juvenile court referee.