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Superior Man Facing Federal Charge in Child Porn Case

Updated: 07/16/2014 1:44 PM
Created: 07/16/2014 1:21 PM WDIO.com

A federal grand jury has indicted a Superior man in a child pornography case.

Roger Aleshire, 49, is charged with using a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction of such conduct.  The indictment alleges that Aleshire used a phone to produce child pornography on Jan. 27.

Aleshire made an initial appearance in federal court in Madison on Monday and is scheduled to appear in court for an arraignment next week.

The charge comes after an investigation by the Superior Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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