Sentence handed down in child pornography case

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May 23, 2012 at 8:42 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - A Big Lake man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing videos of child pornography. 

47-year-old Joel Zigler was sentenced yesterday in federal court after entering a guilty plea back in January. Zigler admitted he induced minors to perform sex acts in a Hibbing motel room back in October 2010 while he videotaped the encounter.

A search warrant served at Zigler's parents' home in Big Lake turned up those videos as well as the camcorder Zigler used.  

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