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UPDATE: Scandinavia man arrested for possession of child porn facing over 15 felony charges

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FRIDAY 3/6/2020 7:30 a.m.

WAUPACA, Wis. (WFRV) – A registered sex offender arrested in Waupaca County earlier this week has been charged with over 15 felony charges.

According to court records, 31-year-old Brett Wolberg of Scandinavia has been charged with one count of use of a computer to facilitate a child sex crime as a lifetime supervision serious sex offender, 10 counts of possession of child pornography, and five counts of failure to maintain sex offender registry.

The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office says Wolberg was arrested after authorities received a Cyber Tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in early December 2019. A search warrant executed on Wolberg’s Village of Scandinavia home revealed Wolberg was “in possession of a substantial amount of child pornography.”

Wolberg is scheduled to appear in court again on March 10.

Original Story: Scandinavia man, registered sex offender arrested for possession of child pornography

WEDNESDAY 3/4/2020 1:46 p.m.

SCANDINAVIA, Wis. (WFRV) – A Scandinavia man has been arrested after the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office says they found him “in possession of a substantial amount of child pornography.”

Authorities say they executed a search warrant in the Village of Scandinavia on Tuesday after receiving a Cyber Tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in early December 2019.

The Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Brett Wolberg was taken into custody for possession of child pornography. Wolberg has been previously convicted for Crimes Against Children, including a previous conviction of possession of child pornography.

The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office says Wolberg is a lifetime registrant of the Sex Offender Registry and remains in custody on a $10,000 cash bond.

The investigation remains ongoing, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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