A Woodbury man faces seven charges for possessing and disseminating child pornography.
A member of the Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force contacted Woodbury police this spring after finding photos of underage girls online and tracing the IP address to a computer in Woodbury.
On May 16, police executed a search warrant at the Woodbury home of Sean Patrick Tucker, 27, and found several images of suspected child pornography on a computer, along with files labeled with terms associated with child exploitation, according to the criminal complaint.
While officers were at the apartment, Tucker returned and was Mirandized and agreed to speak with police. He admitted he had downloaded the images, according to the complaint.
A forensic search of the computer found that some of the images had been shared online, and police found 216 images and 59 videos of child pornography on the computer, the complaint says.
If convicted on all seven counts, Tucker faces up to 41 years in prison and $140,000 in fines.
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