CHARLESTON -- A man received prison time for having child pornography apparently found during an investigation of his try at soliciting sex from a teenage boy.

Marvin D. Scott pleaded guilty to two child pornography charges that accused him of having computer images of children younger than 13 who were unclothed or wearing see-through clothing.

Prison time was required for the conviction and, with the agreement reached in his case, Scott received a sentence totaling nine years.

Scott, 41, for whom court records show an address of 918 Fuller St., Charleston, was first arrested on other charges, including indecent solicitation of a child.

A 15-year-old boy told police that Scott asked to perform oral sex on him on March 23 when Scott gave him a ride, according to records in the case.

Scott was also charged with offenses alleging he sent the boy a nude photo of himself two days before that and with failing to register his address with police as required as a convicted sex offender.

The charges except for the child pornography offenses were dismissed with the agreement in the case.

Records show that Scott received a prison sentence for a 2007 conviction for aggravated criminal sexual abuse and also has a conviction for a misdemeanor sex offense from 2015.

With his guilty plea, Scott received a 4 1/2-year prison sentence for each of the two child pornography charges and the two prison terms were ordered to run one after the other. He received credit for the 10 months he was jailed since his arrest.

The possible sentencing range for the child pornography offenses was four to 15 years. The most serious of the dismissed charges could have brought up to 10 years in prison.

Coles County Circuit Judge Brien O'Brien sentenced Scott by accepting the terms of the plea agreement that Assistant State's Attorney Rob Scales and Public Defender Anthony Ortega recommended.

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