A Level 3 sex offender pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing child pornography Monday, the office of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley confirmed.
Forty-three-year-old Mark Hedgecock was arrested in Boston Friday. He had previously been convicted in 1998 and 2002 on charges of indecent assault and battery on a child.
A judge set bail at $50,000. Hedgecock was ordered to be monitored by GPS and is not allowed to have any contact with children.
Hedgecock is due back in court Oct. 8.