Seven men arrested in Rochester for possessing child pornography (updated)
(THE MED CITY BEAT) - Local authorities have arrested seven men as a result of a 10-month child pornography investigation.
KAAL-TV reports the investigation involved multiple suspects who were allegedly involved in possessing and distributing thousands of pornographic images, plus several videos.
All of the following were arrested during separate investigations:
- Damian Oelker, 36, Rochester
- Lukky Chang, 20, Rochester
- Dennis Ouk, 20, Rochester
- Evan Erickson, 29, Rochester
- Christopher Dezutter, 47, Rochester
- Mark Pine, 52, Rochester
- Mark McGinley, 58, Rochester
Dezutter teaches organic chemistry at the University of Minnesota Rochester.
McGinley is also accused of manufacturing child porn with a victim known to him. KIMT-TV reports authorities are investigating whether there are additional victims.
The Rochester Police Department says the investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are possible. KTTC-TV reports the department is looking into more than dozen other individuals.
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