ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - An Elmira man pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography involving minors.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 50 year old Jonathan Wilson pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. The Elmira Police Department began investigating Wilson's involvement in online child pornography back in March of 2021.

During the investigation, EPD conducted a search warrant at Wilson's home, seizing multiple digital devices belonging to Wilson.

A forensic analysis of the devices recovered more than 500 images and videos of child pornography.

The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years and a $250,000 fine. Sentencing is scheduled for November 30th.