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After Tumblr tip, central Minnesota man faces child porn charges

BRAINERD, Minn. - A 34-year-old Crosby man faces 10 felony charges for possessing pornographic images involving minors.

Aaron Cecil Enlund is set to make his first appearance on the charges March 18 in Crow Wing County District Court.

The Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip Jan. 7 from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The tip indicated the website Tumblr reported 10 image/video files uploaded by a user account.

Authorities issued a subpoena to the internet provider and that information lead them to an account belonging to Enlund at a Crosby address.

The task force drafted a search warrant for Enlund and his address. BCA agents interviewed Enlund, according to the criminal complaint, and specifically asked him to describe the material he accessed and downloaded on the internet. Enlund told the agents he viewed material involving males that appeared to be minors, the complaint stated.

The task force examined electronic items seized from the home, including Enlund’s Samsung Galaxy S7, using technology allowing data extraction. Officials estimated the device contained in excess of 100 images of child pornography.

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