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Utah Man Wanted For Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor In Shelby County

Officials are filing over 30 charges against a Utah man after they say he met with a minor in Shelby County.  21-year-old Carlo Oberg is accused of communicating with a child in order to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice them in October of 2021.  Shelby County States Attorney Nichole Kroncke says that Oberg communicated with the child from June 2021 through February 2022 and encouraged them to leave their home to have sexual contact with him.


Authorities also say Oberg sent inappropriate sexual images to the child four times between September 2021 and February 2022.  33-count information was filed against Oberg on August 11th and a nationwide, no bond warrant for Oberg’s arrest has been issued.


Some of the charges Oberg is facing include,  traveling to meet a child, 23 counts of child pornography, three counts of grooming, solicitation to meet a child, luring of a minor, and four counts of sexual exploitation of a child. 


The case was investigated by both the Shelbyville Police Department and the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office in the state of Utah. A court date has not been set yet but will upon execution of the arrest warrant and extradition of the defendant from Utah. 

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