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Man arrested on suspicion of child porn possession

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
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The CyberTipline® receives leads and tips regarding suspected crimes of sexual exploitation committed against children. More than 1.7 million reports of suspected child sexual exploitation have been made to the CyberTipline between 1998 and December 2012.

MENOMONIE, Wis. (MENOMONIE POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE) - On July 29, Officers of the Menomonie Police Department executed a search warrant at the home of
Steven P. Lindholm (age 56 of Menomonie). During the search, a forensic preview of a computer at the scene revealed images consistent with child pornography. Lindholm was subsequently arrested and will have an initial appearance on July 30, 2013 in Dunn County Circuit Court.

The search warrant was the result of an investigation that began with a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), which indicated the presence of suspected child pornography associated with a Tumblr account.

The Menomonie Police Department is a member of the Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children OCAC) task force. Members of the public are encouraged to report suspicious activity or suspected child predators to NCMEC either online at www.cybertipline.com or by phone at 1-800-843•5678.


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