Carlton man faces federal pornography charges
June 30, 2023
A Carlton man charged with possessing and creating pornographic work of children is now facing federal charges which carry a much higher mandatory minimum sentence, according to Carlton County Attorney Lauri Ketola.
Stephan Jeremiah Hansen, 29, made his initial appearance May 26 in U.S. District Court in Duluth on four charges of production and attempted production of child pornography. The indictment describes four images of naked minor girls. Key to the federal charges is the use of materials that had been “mailed, shipped and transported to interstate and foreign countries by any means...