SCICON counselor pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Friday, April 15, 2011

A former South Valley camp counselor pleads guilty to charges he had child pornography on his computer.

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Under the plea deal, Matthew Jones will be deported back to England, and will have to register as a sex offender.

Jones was working as a camp counselor at the SCICON nature camp above Springville in Tulare County when he was arrested earlier this year.

The 19-year-old admitted to using a camp computer to receive images of child pornography between last August and this February.

He's scheduled to be sentenced July 8th, and faces a sentence of five to ten years.

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