Salem Man Facing Child Pornography Charges

A Salem man is being held in the Dent County jail on criminal charges. The arrest report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol says 23-year-old Jacob D. Stotler faces three felony counts of possession of child pornography. Stotler’s bond has been set at 50-thousand dollars with several stipulations he will need to follow if he posts bond. The felony complaint says one the pics showed a 16-year-old male sodomizing an 8-year-old boy. The other pics found by police were similar in nature. No initial court date has been set yet for Stotler. If found guilty, he could get up to 7 years in prison for each felony.