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Columbia Falls man pleads not guilty to possessing child porn

By Rebecca Vogt, KCFW Reporter, rvogt@kcfw.com
Published On: Jul 19 2013 12:33:02 AM MDT
Columbia Falls man pleads not guilty to possessing child porn
KALISPELL, Mont. -

Travis Hinther of Columbia Falls denied three felony charge of sexual abuse of children Thursday in Flathead County District Court. Court documents reveal Hinther was allegedly downloading child pornography. When confronted by a Flathead County sergeant, Hinther admitted he knew it was wrong and was trying to stop.

The Flathead County Sheriff's Office seized his computers, which revealed 800 images and 16 videos consistent with child pornography. Hinther will reappear in court for a jury trial in October.