|
|
Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • ND man pleads on Internet crime charges

  • A Minot man accused of making illegal contact with minors on the Internet has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges.
    • email print
  • A Minot man accused of making illegal contact with minors on the Internet has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges.
    KXMC-TV reports that 20-year-old Nicholas Thiel entered his plea on Monday. Thiel is facing 14 felony charges and two misdemeanors.
    Authorities have accused Thiel of making a majority of contacts on Facebook using an alias and providing sexually provocative pictures of himself to several underage girls.
    Authorities say Thiel also tried to get underage girls to send him sexually provocative pictures and made threats to an underage child.
    Thiel is in custody in the Ward County Jail.

        calendar