Man Faces Child Porn Charges After Caretaker Finds Suspicious Images

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man faces three counts of child pornography charges after police say his caretaker found suspicious images on his phone.

Police received the tip after a caretaker was checking in on 47-year-old Aaron Knutson at his apartment in the 3000 block of East 26th Street. Police say the caretaker noticed suspicious images after Knutson’s cellphone went off. She called police as soon as she left.

Officers went to Knutson’s apartment after receiving the call and confiscated his cellphone.

A few days later detectives were able to get a search warrant on the phone and found child pornography. Police say detectives found over 1,800 images with 294 of them being consistent with child pornography.

On August 18th an arrest warrant for Knutson was issued and he was arrested on three counts of child pornography.

 

 

 

 

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