A Blue Earth man is accused of sending sexual photos to a girl via Snapchat.
Thirty six year old Hans Joseph Paschke Burtt was charged in Faribault County Court last week with felony electronic distribution of sexual material to a child.
A criminal complaint says the preteen girl reported that Paschke Burtt, her former neighbor, had been sending her Snapchat messages since he moved away. Her parents said he had known the victim since she was a toddler.
Investigators say Paschke Burtt also sent the juvenile two images of a penis next to an image of the girl from her Snapchat account. One of the pictures appeared to be take by Paschke Burtt, according to the complaint.
Police obtained a search warrant and were able to confirm the messages received by the victim between June 2022 and August 2022 were from Burtt.
Burtt was arrested but has since been released from jail.