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Storm Lake Man Jailed for Engaging in Sexual Act With a Minor

March 31, 2021 11:15am

A Storm Lake man has been jailed for sexually exploiting a minor.

At approximately 10:45pm Tuesday, the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to a residence for a report of a male at the property without permission. Upon arrival, police identified the man as 19-year-old Seare Birhane of Storm Lake.

After further investigation, police allege that Birhane was in possession of a cell phone that contained photographs of himself engaging in a sexual act with a female under the age of 18.

Birhane was taken into custody and charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, a class C felony. Birhane was transported to the Buena Vista County Jail, and booked on a ten-thousand dollar bond.