LEWISTON, Idaho -- A judge has ruled that a former agricultural education instructor at a northern Idaho high school is guilty of 10 felony counts of possessing child pornography.

The Lewiston Tribune reports that 2nd District Judge Jeff M. Brudie made the ruling Wednesday after two days of testimony in the case involving 28-year-old Tyler Mink.

Police say they began investigating in January 2013 when detectives discovered 54 suspicious files shared at Mink's residence in Lewiston. Police obtained a search warrant and reported finding hundreds of files with child pornography.

Mink resigned from Culdesac High School that month.

Sentencing is set for June 4. Mink faces up to 10 years in prison on each felony count.

The newspaper reports that Mink is out of jail pending sentencing.

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