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: Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Crash In Prince George's County
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: James Dale Reed Found Guilty Of Voter Intimidation After Leaving Letter Threatening President Biden, VP Harris In Maryland Mailbox
Gibbs was convicted on four counts involving sexual abuse of two prepubescent girls in Montgomery County in 2006.
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