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A registered sex offender celebrated his first night of freedom from York County Prison by downloading child pornography on a computer owned by a good Samaritan who put him up for the night, according to police allegations.

Keith Lenier Biegger, 24, is now back in county prison on $200,000 bail, charged with possessing child pornography, disseminating child pornography and possessing an instrument of crime.

He also is being held on a probation-violation detainer for allegedly violating his probation on his 2014 criminal case, according to prison records.

He pleaded guilty to charges including sexual abuse of a minor, indecent assault, invasion of privacy and possessing child pornography in that case, court records state, and the conviction makes him a registered sex offender under the state's Megan's law.

Biegger was staying at Julia's Motel on Locust Point Road in Conewago Township when he was arrested Wednesday, June 27, and arraigned by District Judge David Eshbach, according to court documents.

According to charging documents filed by Northern York County Regional Police Detective Mark Baker, Biegger was released from York County Prison on March 26.

Nowhere to go: He had nowhere to go, so the brother of one of his friends agreed to put him up for the night at his Dover borough home, documents state.

In addition to letting Biegger stay with him and his family for the night, the man also allowed Biegger to use an old computer so he had a way to contact friends, according to charging documents.

The next day, the man drove Biegger to an area homeless shelter and dropped him off, police said, adding the man said it was the last time he spoke with Biegger.

Two months later, on May 28, West York Police alerted Northern Regional Police to child pornography that had been shared on the eMule peer-to-peer file-sharing network, police said.

Images, videos found: Baker investigated and determined that nine images and six videos of child pornography were downloaded onto the Dover man's computer overnight March 26 — the night Biegger was given access to it, charging documents allege.

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Baker also was able to use the laptop's user history to determine that Biegger accessed the computer that night, police said.

Court records do not indicate whether Biegger has retained an attorney.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 17, court records state.

In 2014, after his first set of child-porn charges were filed in York County, members of the U.S. Marshals Service's fugitive task force captured Biegger in San Diego, California.

— Reach Liz Evans Scolforo at levans@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.

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