FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — A 65-year-old Frederick man, a previously convicted sex offender, pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal charge of child pornography possession, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland said.

According to a plea agreement, Roy Edward Gibbs repeatedly downloaded and shared child pornography online, including to undercover officers between August and November 2019.

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Officials searched Gibbs’ home on November 15, 2019, and seized a number of electronic devices that were later found to contain hundreds of files of child pornography, the plea agreement said.

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Gibbs was convicted on four counts involving sexual abuse of two prepubescent girls in Montgomery County in 2006.

He faces up to 20 years in prison when he’s sentenced.

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CBS Baltimore Staff