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Christopher Kim Colwell

FARGO -- A Fargo man is charged in Cass County District Court with 13 counts of possesssing child pornograghy.

The charges against Christopher Kim Colwell, 28, allege that he possessed photos and videos that showed sexual conduct by minors, including infants.

According to court documents:

A special agent with the North Dakota Criminal Bureau of Investigation identified Colwell as a suspect while reviewing the Internet Crimes Against Children database in November.

In May, a search warrant was executed at Colwell’s home.

A number of files containing child pornography were discovered on a laptop computer, and Colwell told an investigator he knowingly downloaded child pornography.

He said he knew he had a problem and tried to stop, but could not, according to the court documents.

Colwell said he preferred children around the age of 12, according to the documents.

Dave Olson
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