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District of Minnesota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Cass County Man Charged With Stalking, Child Pornography

United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced a four-count federal indictment against JARED ROSS BOSWELL, 32, for distributing child pornography, sending obscene material to a minor, and stalking a minor via the internet. BOSWELL, who was charged in a criminal complaint on January 22, 2019, will remain in detention pending further proceedings.

According to the allegations in the indictment, from April 2018 through September 2018, BOSWELL used the internet to stalk a minor victim. Also during that time, BOSWELL used the internet to send obscene materials and distribute sexually explicit images, including visual depictions of minors, to a second minor victim.

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 is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Angela Munoz-Kaphing.

 

Defendant Information:

JARED ROSS BOSWELL, 32

Cass County, Minn.

Charges:

  • Stalking, 1 count
  • Distribution of child pornography, 2 counts
  • Transfer of obscene material to minors, 1 count

 

 

 

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The charges contained in the indictment are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated February 21, 2019