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Seven men arrested in Rochester for possessing child pornography (updated)

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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