TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)- A former Declo resident has admitted to having sexually explicit images of minors. The US Department of Justice announced 70 year old David Jay Wheeler, now of Homedale, pleaded guilty Thursday. According to court records authorities searched his home in Declo and found sexually explicit images and videos of minors as young as four years old.

At the time of the search in 2012 Wheeler had been at his computer downloading child pornography. The Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force conducted the investigation. The charge of having sexually explicit images of minors has a maximum sentence of up to ten years in prison and up to a fine of $250-thousand dollars. Wheeler will be sentenced in April.