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The former chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander made multiple online purchases of films depicting young males and females engaged in sex acts, according to a 43-page document filed in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C.

The affidavit by a U.S. Postal Inspection Service agent was used to justify the search of Jesse Ryan Loskarn's Washington residence last week. He has been charged with possession and distribution of child pornography and was fired by the Tennessee Republican after details of the allegations emerged.

The affidavit, unsealed late Monday, describes in detail the films Loskarn is accused of purchasing, including a one-hour-and-eight-minute film called Headlock which Loskarn purchased on Nov. 4, 2010.

According to the filing the film depicts 14 boys seen wrestling naked with frequent close-ups of their genitalia.

The affidavit states that the films were ordered by Loskarn over the Internet from a Toronto company that already had come under scrutiny of federal investigators.

Loskarn, who was fired by Alexander on the same day his house was raided, ordered films from the unnamed Toronto company on several occasions. He was identified, the document states, by federal agents who traced the purchases back to his Internet account using a series of subpoenas.

Other films cited by Postal Inspector Brian Bone depicted sex acts between minors and adults.

Overall Bone cited four files ranging from a little over an hour to 8 minutes and 28 seconds. The filing describes how federal agents traced the orders to Loskarn's residence at 1804 Burke St. SE in Washington.

It describes how federal agents conducted surveillance on the residence at 11:45 p.m. on Nov. 18 and observed Loskarn's four-door red Lexus parked less than a block from the residence.

Loskarn, who was released from custody on Monday, remains under house arrest with his parents in Maryland. Pamela Satterfield, Loskarn's attorney, declined to comment.

The affidavit also details special procedures that were employed due to the fact that Loskarn, as a congressional aide, was likely to have government-issued computer equipment, which could be protected under the speech and debate clause of the U.S. Constitution.

In criminal cases, members of Congress have successfully challenged prosecutors' subpoenas for their official records and documents under that clause.

"The agents executing the search will undertake special procedures with respect to any such devices they discover in the execution of the warrant," the affidavit states.

The affidavit concludes that "probable cause exists to believe that an individual at 1804 Burke St. SE has offered to distribute, transport, receive or possess child pornography or has attempted to commit these crimes."

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