Local man pleads guilty in court to receiving child pornography
FLEMING ISLAND, Fla. -- A man from Fleming Island pleaded guilty in receiving child pornography on his computer.
According to the Department of Justice, 57-year-old Jimmy L. Holmes pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday that he both downloaded and watched child porn images and videos on his computer at his home.
The DOJ says FBI investigators searched his home and took some of his computers in September.
Holmes has been in jail since he was arrested on Sept. 24.
Officials say Holmes downloaded 174 videos and 247 images of child porn on his computer.
According to the Department of Justice, Holmes faces five to 20 years in federal prison. Holmes could be supervised after he is released from prison for his life.
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