Barnesville man facing 14 counts related to Child Pornography

31-year-old Forrest Trent was arrested on 13 counts of possession of child pornography

Barnesville, Minn. (Valley News Live) A Barnesville Minnesota man has been charged with one count of dissemination and 13 counts of possession of Child Pornography.

An investigation by the New York State Police into Child Porn distribution led to the discovery of a collage of images of a one-year-old being sexually assaulted by a male via a messaging app.

That image was traced to a residence in Barnesville, MN belonging to 31 year old Forrest Austin Trent.

Eight cell phones were seized from the residence and authorities found several images of child porn.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children identified 28 known images of child porn in Trent's possession and 13 identified series of images.

If found guilty on all counts, he could be sentenced to a maximum of 72 years in prison.