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Rapid City man pleads guilty to child porn charges

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Rapid City man has pleaded guilty to creating child pornography.

Michael Vinton, 33, pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of possessing, manufacturing and distributing child pornography.

Vinton acknowledged that since 2008 he had been photographing and downloading images of at least one young girl engaged in lewd acts.

He faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and a $60,000 fine when he's sentenced on Oct. 11.







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