Edward Hill, of Robesonia, accused of distributing child pornography

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Published: Dec 03 2013 10:56:07 AM EST
PHILADELPHIA -

A Berks County man has been arrested on federal charges of possessing and distributing child pornography.

Investigators with the U.S. Attorney's office said they found Edward Hill had more than 600 digital pictures of children being sexually abused.

Hill, 27, of Robesonia, also distributed sexually explicit pictures featuring children over the Internet between May 3 and July 10, official said.

The investigators said they seized from Hill a desktop computer, a laptop computer and a 64 GB thumb drive.

If convicted, Hill faces up to 30 years in prison, up to a lifetime of supervised release and a maximum $500,000 fine, officials said.