Over 600 explicit pictures found; Hughes Springs man sentenced

MARSHALL, TX - A 31-year-old Hughes Springs man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations.

Jon Mikal Irvin pleaded guilty this past December to possession of material containing child pornography and has now been sentenced to 87 months in federal prison.

According to information presented in court, a federal search warrant was executed at Irvin's Hughes Springs residence in Cass County.

Two personal computers were seized and over 600 pictures of children engaged in sexually explicit conduct were found in them.

Irvin was indicted by a federal grand jury on Aug. 5, 2008, and has been detained since his arrest the next day.