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Robert Trueblood, faces one felony count of possession of electronic child pornography. The criminal complaint states Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension got a tip from ‘Chatstep’ in March, saying a user identified as “PervyPastor” had uploaded an image consistent with child pornography. The authorities then discovered the IP address led them to St James Lutheran Church and School. Chat room conversations had been provided from as recent as April of this year. The BCA had conducted a sting chatting online with Trueblood at which time he sent ‘sexually explicit’ photos of young males.
If he convicted, he could face up to five years in prison.