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Man accused of exchanging nude pictures with minor

A Detroit Lakes man is facing two felony charges in Becker County after allegedly exchanging nude pictures with a 15-year-old girl via Facebook.

Dallas Dale Petree, 19, made his initial court appearance on the charges of possessing pornographic work-computer disk/electronic/magnetic/optical image with porn and distributing via electronic communication material that relates/describes sexual conduct to a child.

On July 14 Detroit Lakes Police responded to a report of sexual communication through Facebook between Petree and a 15-year old female juvenile.

The communication included references to sexual acts, as well as exchanging nude images of both Petree and the juvenile.

Officers spoke with the juvenile, who admitted to the communications and allowed officers to search her cell phone.

They also spoke with Petree, who admitted to exchanging the images via Facebook and text.

He faces a collective sentence of eight years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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