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Habitual sex offender
Spedden, 42, of the 800 block of
According to police, officers responded to a call from
City police requested assistance from the
Over the course of the monthslong investigation, police said, Spedden agreed to trade child pornography with an undercover investigator.
On Saturday, Spedden met with an undercover investigator and passed along numerous images of child pornography from a digital- storage device in exchange for two DVDs that contained child pornography.
Spedden was arrested after the exchange and taken to the
Police said that after Spedden's arrest, investigators recovered more images of child pornography and seized other electronic devices in Spedden's possession that will be analyzed by computer forensic experts.
Spedden was committed to
According to newspaper records, Spedden is a habitual sex offender.
At that time,
Spedden, who has called himself a "love and sex addict," has violated parole at least four times since being released from his initial prison sentence back in 2005.
In 2003, he was jailed for having what was then the largest collection of child pornography ever found here by police, officials said.