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FBI: Steuben County Man Charged in Human Trafficking Investigation


An investigation that stemmed from an FBI report about people discussing human trafficking online led to the arrest of a Steuben County man.

Tyler Johnson is accused of engaging in a conversation about human sex trafficking a child. The 32-year-old Jasper man is also alleged to have possessed a video depicting a sexual performance by a child.  Johnson was charged with felony possessing a sexual performance by a child and endangering the welfare of a child.

Johnson was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.

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