Search warrant leads to child porn arrest

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (RELEASE FROM CHIPPEWA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.)-- The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department working with Investigators of the Department of Homeland Security Investigative Division on Thursday July 17th executed a search warrant at a residence in the Village of Lake Hallie. The search warrant was based on intelligence gained that child pornography was being downloaded at that address in the Village of Lake Hallie during the past year. The address identified through Homeland Security was 14601 46th Ave, Chippewa Falls, WI.

Based on the information/activity received, a search warrant was applied for and obtained. Members of the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department, Lake Hallie Police Department and Department of Homeland Security then executed the search warrant at the residence in the morning hours of July 17, 2014. While executing the warrant interviews were conducted with people living at the residence. Investigative interviews with a 21 year old male revealed his involvement with downloading pictures and videos containing child pornography. Special Agents previewed electronic devices located at the scene that contained this evidence and seized this material. The investigation determined that the pictures and videos containing child pornography belonged to Alexander J. Stobb.

Alexander J. Stobb was arrested at the scene and transported to Chippewa County Jail . Members of the Investigative Teams are continuing the investigation.


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