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Seymour Man Arrested on Pornography Charge was also on House Arrest

JACKSON COUNTY - (March 10, 2022) - A 57-year-old Seymour man has been arrested on a charge of possession of pornography/obscene material, a Level 6 felony, said Jackson County Sheriff Rick Meyer. Michael Alexander admitted to sending inappropriate videos of himself to an underage female and to having received photos of a sexual nature of the adolescent.




Alexander was in violation of a house arrest agreement by possessing a smartphone. HIs house arrest was the result of a charge of solicitation of a minor which occurred in Jennings County in 2019.


According to the probable cause affidavit, the current incident began Feb. 26 when community corrections was working to locate Alexander to discuss obscene images located on his phone. Alexander was found at the Seymour Walmart.


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During his interview with police, Alexander admitted to having social media accounts across several platforms and under different names. He said he had communicated with a girl who he said initiated contact with him through Facebook Messenger.


Alexander was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Detention Center at the end of the interview.


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A special thanks to Investigating Deputy Sgt. Ben Rudolph, Assisting Deputy Zach Elliott and Reserve Deputy Eric Browalski for their hard work on this case.


All charges filed in this case are merely allegations and all suspects are considered innocent unless or until proven guilty in a court of law.


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