JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- John George Sessine, 58, plead guilty to receiving images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of minor children over the Internet.
Sessine has been in custody since his arrest on June 5, 2013.
According to court documentsFBI agents and other law enforcement officers executed a federal search warrant at his home in Lake City June 5.
The FBI had previously learned that at least one computer using an IP address resolved to that residence was sharing videos of child pornography over the Internet.
Sessine stated that he downloaded images and videos, that his preference was for young females, and that the youngest child on his computer was 10 or 12 years old.
A forensic analysis of Sessine's computer media revealed that Sessine had collected 107 images and 104 videos of minor children being sexually abused.
He faces a mandatory minimum penalty of not less than 5 years, up to 20 years in federal prison, a potential life term of supervision, and will be required to register as a sex offender.
A sentencing date has not yet been set.