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A federal grand jury has returned a five-count indictment charging an Amherst man with possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced Thursday.

The indictment charges that Cameron Stroke, 32, possessed graphic depictions in February 2011 of sexual abuse of prepubescent children and children performing sexual acts with animals. He pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography Jan. 31.

Prosecutors said the images were found when investigators were tracking down someone soliciting minors on the Internet for sexual purposes. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine upon conviction.