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BOISE -- A Mountain Home man pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in federal court Monday.

Christopher James Swicegood, 22, was arrested after investigators raided his home in January and seized two laptop computers and a hard drive. Police found 260 images and videos showing children as young as infants being sexually abused.

Prosecutors say Swicegood was posting child pornography to a foriegn-run website under the username sxisfrkids, and trading images with other users. He faces up to 20 years in prison at his July 22 sentencing.

After police found the child pornography in his home, Swicegood also admitted to sexual contact with three children in the Mountain Home area. All three victims were under the age of ten.

He was charged with lewd and lascivious acts on a minor under the age of 16, but pleaded not guilty. A jury trial for that charge is slated to begin July 8.

Swicegood is currently being held in the Elmore County Jail.

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