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Naval Academy Students Facing Child Porn Charges

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Bret Butler (credit: Boulder Police Department)

Bret Butler (credit: Boulder Police Department)

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BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – An AWOL naval academy student has been arrested on child pornography charges.

Bret Butler, 22, was arrested on one charge of possession and one charge of distributing child porn. The arrest came after a 7-month investigation.

Police say Butler had more than 20 sexually-graphic images of children on his cellphone and computers.

Butler is being held at the Boulder County Jail. His bond has been set at $200,000.

Additional Information From The Boulder Police Department

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Jack Gardner at 303-441-1851. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

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