September Child Porn Case sees Arrest

    Juneau, AK (KINY) - A Grand Jury has indicted a man on 10 separate counts of Possession of Child Pornography.

    Back in September of 2017, Alaska State Troopers in Prince of Wales started an investigation into the Unlawful Exploitation of a Minor and the online enticement of a minor. The investigation began when a 15-year-old girl reported explicit images being sent to her through messenger. Walter Forsberg, an 18-year-old from Metlakatla was interviewed and his cell phone was seized. That phone was examined by the Alaska Bureau of Investigations, Technical Crimes Unit. They found multiple images of children between and estimated age of 18 months to 10 years old being sexually abused.

    On January 25th, Forsberg was arrested after a warrant was issued. Investigation continues into the identities of the children in the photos with assistance from the FBI.

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