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Forum News Service, Published August 26 2013

Dickinson man sentenced for child pornography

BISMARCK — A judge Monday sentenced a Dickinson man to a year and four months in federal prison for possession of child pornography.

Between about November 2001 and October 2003, David Fugere, 55, possessed 23 visual depictions of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct, according to a press release from Tim Purdon, the U.S. Attorney for North Dakota.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland also ordered Fugere, who pleaded guilty, to register as a sex offender.

The Dickinson Police Department conducted the investigation alongside the North Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations and the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation.