NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New York City radio personality is due in federal court in New Jersey.
Dave Herman faces arraignment Thursday on a charge of attempting to transport a 7-year-old girl to the U.S. Virgin Islands for sex.
Herman was arrested in October and remains jailed without bond.
Authorities have said Herman thought he was communicating with a 36-year-old single mother with a young daughter, and tried in multiple telephone and online conversations to arrange illegal sexual encounters with the child.
But Herman's lawyer has said his client only engaged in banter about the child because he was interested in the woman.
The 77-year-old was a rock and roll disc jockey at WNEW-FM in New York. He faces a life sentence if convicted.