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Spirit Lake Man Arrested on Ten Counts of Sexual Exploitation

DICKINSON COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation’s (DCI) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested Chuck Juhl, 41, of Spirit Lake, for sexual exploitation of a minor.

Juhl was charged with ten (10) counts of purchasing/possessing material depicting a minor in a sexual act, an Aggravated Misdemeanor under Iowa Code Chapter 728.12(3).  The investigation into this matter began in September 2014.

Juhl was arrested today without incident and is currently being held in the Dickinson County Jail on $20,000 bond.

This investigation was in cooperation with the Dickinson County Attorney’s Office, Arnolds Park Police Department and the Spirit Lake Police Department.


Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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