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WI DOJ Agents Partner With Oneida County Sheriff's Department in Internet Crimes Against Children Operation

 

RHINELANDER - On Monday, December 21, 2009, law enforcement officers from the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Oneida County Sheriff's Department executed a  search warrant at the residence of Brian D. Pawelko, located at 3106 Pleasure Point Drive in Rhinelander, WI.  

 

During a search of computer hard drives and storage devices, sexually explicit images of children (child pornography) were located. 

According to the criminal complaint, Pawelko denied all involvement. 

 

Mr. Pawelko was arrested and charged with 5 Counts of  Possession of Child Pornography.

 

Questions concerning this case should be directed to the Oneida County District Attorney's Office. 

A defendant enjoys the presumption of innocence. The prosecution must prove its allegations at trial beyond a reasonable doubt.

 

A copy of the criminal complaint is available at:

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