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      Sault Ste. Marie City Commissioner charged for child pornography

      According to our sister station WPBN, a Sault Ste. Marie City Commissioner was charged for child pornography on Monday.

      45-year-old Jeffrey Harold Stefanski is charged with five counts of felony child pornography and one count of contributing to a minor.

      The investigation dates back to December when deputies received a tip from an underage male victim who witnessed Stefanski looking at pornography. Chippewa County Sheriff's Deputies and Charlevoix Computer Forensics Team were able to locate pictures and videos of underage boys from Stefanski's home computer.

      According to Chippewa County Sheriff's Department Detective Greg Postma, a few of the offending videos appeared to be homemade, but did not seem to be made in Stefanski's residence.

      The victims in the photos and videos could not be identified, but a medical professional was able to provide estimates of the ages of the children, some estimated as young as 12 years old.