Donegal man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Had 1,444 sexually explicit images of children under 17 years old at his home

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Donegal man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

A Letterkenny man has pleaded guilty to two counts of posessing child pronography at his home.

He also pleaded guilty to possessing 22 sexually explicit videos of children aged under 17 years old on the same date.

Mervyn Wasson of Ballyraine Park in the town pleaded guilty at Letterkenny Circuit Court today to possessing 1,444 sexually explicit images of children under 17 years old at his home on January 11th, 2010.

Wasson pleaded guilty to both charges when he was arraigned.

Judge John O’Hagan ordered that a pre-sentencing probation and welfare report that considers the possibility of community service be prepared.

He also ordered the preparation of a psychological report.