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.

READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 700 New Cases & 10 Deaths Reported Sunday

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.

READ MORE: Walk To End Alzheimer's Saturday In Cockeysville Aims to Raise Awareness

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.

MORE NEWS: Voting Rights Activists Head To Washington In Support Of The Free To Vote Act

Get alerts from WJZ first! Follow WJZ on Facebook and download the app.

CBS Baltimore Staff