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Cottage Grove man pleads guilty to distributing child pornography; admits to possessing thousands of images


A Cottage Grove man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to distributing child pornography.

Steven M. Borgan Jr., 31, admitted to distributing images and videos of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Borgan also admitted to possessing approximately 8,095 images and 205 videos of child pornography, "including items that portrayed sadistic or masochistic conduct or other depictions of violence," according to the plea announcement.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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