A Lubbock man faces up to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.

According to the Department of Justice, Rassie Cleveland Martin, 57, used a desktop computer to seek images constituting child pornography on the internet.

Martin faces a maximum statutory penalty of 10 years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and a lifetime of supervised release. U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings ordered his usual presentence investigation to be conducted before sentencing Martin.

Martin remains free on bond.

The case was brought to court as part of Project Safe Childhood. For more information on the program visit the Justice Department’s website.

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