State judge sentences man to more than 12 years in prison for child pornography

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A 33-year-old Cass County man was sentenced Monday, Feb. 10, to more than 12 years in prison for distributing child pornography.

Jared Ross Boswell, who pleaded guilty Aug. 15, 2019, was sentenced to 145 months and 15 years of supervised probation before Judge Donovan W. Frank in U.S. District Court in Bemidji. According to the defendant’s guilty plea, from April 2018 through September 2018, Boswell used the internet to send obscene materials and distribute sexually explicit images. Specifically, Sept. 7, 2018, he sent an image depicting child sexual abuse to a minor, who he knew to be 10 years old.

This case is the result of an investigation conducted by the Red Lake Department of Public Safety, the Mille Lacs Tribal Police Department, the Bemidji Police Department, the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the FBI.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Angela Munoz.

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