TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A Monmouth County, New Jersey man who worked at a nursery school admitted Tuesday to downloading sexually explicit videos and images of children to his computer.
James Paroline, 27, of Red Bank, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court to receiving child pornography, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman.READ MORE: Walker Scores 19, Knicks Romp To End 15-Game Skid Vs 76ers
Prosecutors said Paroline worked as an assistant at a nursery school and as a summer camp counselor at a private school. Between Feb. 26 and March 2, 2015, Paroline went to an underground website called “PlayPen” using the username “jimbobtropolis” and his personal email address, and downloaded multiple videos and images depicting the sexual abuse of children, prosecutors said.READ MORE: Flames Use 4-Goal Outburst In 1st Period To Beat Devils
The count to which Paroline pleaded guilty carries mandatory minimum term of five years in prison and a statutory maximum term of 20 years, and a fine of $250,000, prosecutors said.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/27 Wednesday Morning Forecast
Paroline is to be sentenced on June 1.