Spencer Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

A Spencer man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday in Sioux City Federal Court to Possession of Child Pornography.

At the plea hearing, 41-year-old Leighton Jones admitted that he knowingly possessed and attempted to possess child pornography, including a depiction involving a minor under the age of 12.

Sentencing will be set after a pre-sentence report is prepared. Jones is being held in the custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing.


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