CHILD PORN

Fargo man sentenced for child porn

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A Fargo man is sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for distribution and possession of child porn. Forty-two-year-old Jeffrey Buckmeier also will be under supervised release for life and has to pay $84,000 to the children in his child porn collection. The case came to law enforcement after the National Center For Missing and Exploited…

Former Moorhead Teacher Jailed in Fargo on Child Porn Charges

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A former teacher at Moorhead Alternative Learning Center is jailed on child porn charges. 25-year-old Caleb Brush of Fargo was arrested earlier this month and is charged with two felonies in Cass County District Court. The counts against Brush include: promoting or directing an obscene sexual performance by a minor and possession of certain prohibited materials….

Republican Sen. Cramer to Vote No On Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — Sen. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota joins a long list of Republican senators announcing their intention to vote “no” on confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. After meeting the judge this week, Cramer said she’s intellectually and academically qualified for the court. But he worries her judicial philosophy is far to the left…

High Risk Sex Offender Has New Address In Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that high risk sex offender, Calvin Till Jr., is now living at 734 College Street North in Fargo. Till was convicted in 2020 of 4 counts of Possession of Child Pornography in Burleigh County. He was also convicted in 2016 of Patronize Minor Commercial Sex Activity in Burleigh County….

High Risk Sex Offender Has New Home in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A high risk sex offender has a new address in Fargo. Police tell us 41-year-old Cory Harmon is living at 1122 2nd Avenue South #6. He was convicted in 2011 in Richland County for luring a minor by computer and possession of child porn. Harmon has to register as a sex offender for life. Categories: Local…

Thief River Falls Man Gets 45 Years For Child Porn

ST. PAUL — A┬áThief River Falls man is sentenced on child pornography charges. A judge ordering 39-year-old Benjamin Roggenbuck to 45 years in prison. Roggenbuck earlier pleaded guilty to using or attempting to use children to perform sex acts between November 2012 and February of last year. As part of the plea agreement, he also pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal…

Judge denies early release for Fargo man imprisoned for child pornography

Robert ScheiringFARGO (KVRR) – A federal judge has turned down a Fargo man’s request to be released from prison because of COVID-19 concerns. Fifty-four-year-old Robert Scheiring was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography. Scheiring claims he’s at high risk for exposure to the virus because of his age and…

Man Facing Child Porn Charges Not Tied To Social Media Rumors In Detroit Lakes

Investigators say they have no knowledge that the incident being talked about on social media occurred nor of Alexander Coyne's alleged involvement

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Authorities in Detroit Lakes say the arrest of a man for child porn is not related to a social media rumor alleging an incident in the city. 31-year-old Alexander Coyne is behind bars for possession of pornographic work involving minors. Formal charges are expected in the next few days. Coyne, seen here in 2018, is also…

Business Owner Arrested In Moorhead For Solicitation of a Minor

James VanRaden was unknowingly chatting with a West Fargo Police detective

James VanRadenMOORHEAD, Minn. — Disturbing details are coming out about a business owner living in Moorhead who allegedly offered to pay money to “deflower” a 10-year-old girl. James VanRaden was unknowingly chatting with a West Fargo Police detective after answering a Craigslist ad for a tutor last December. The conversation moved to texts on WhatsApp and the detective says VanRaden…

Grand Forks Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Porn

The judge sentenced Nicholas Bartholome to nine years in federal prison

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks man has been given nine years in federal prison for possessing child porn. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Peter Welte sentenced 28-year-old Nicholas Bartholome to 10 years supervised release following that sentence. Bartholome was also ordered to pay $200 in special assessments to the Crime Victims’ Fund. Between August 2017 and May 2018,…