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Cheyenne County man charged with manufacturing child pornography; child abuse

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A 25 year old Sidney man is arrested, and charged with manufacturing child pornography, possessing child pornography, and child abuse.

Levi M. Hallett was arrested Thursday after a week-long investigation by the Sidney Police Department.

According to his arrest affidavit, police had received complaints that many underage females (ages 9, 14 and 15) had sent nude photos of themselves.

A search warrant was served earlier this week, and they seized Hallett's phone.

While executing the search warrant, Hallett said he was having a sexual conversation with a woman he was seeing. During that conversation they discussed involving her 2-year-old female child in a sexual manor. At that time the mother sent him nude photos of the child.

A search of the cell phone photos include close ups of the child's private parts; including an adult finger touching the child's private areas.

Hallett confessed he did have sexually explicit child images. He told officer he had received 10 to 100 images from a girlfriend of her 2-year-old. He also said they had talked about introducing the same child into the sexual relationship and oral sex was mentioned as a possible event.

Hallett also told officer he had sent a photo of his baby boy's privates to the mother.

He is charged with manufacturing of child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography, and child abuse.

 

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