Mantorville man faces 10 child pornography charges, drug possession charge
(ABC 6 News) – A Mantorville man faces 10 charges of possession of child pornography — 3 allegedly involving minors under age 14, and one charge of 5th-degree drug possession following a months-long investigation.
Luke Brian Quimby, 28, is the alleged subject of an investigation into a MN BCA tip about child pornography stored in a Verizon network.
According to court documents, Dodge County deputies received the tip in November, and learned the phone number connected to the Verizon account.
The phone number was registered to Quimby on Walnut Street, Mantorville, according to court documents.
The charging documents allege that a search warrant uncovered 25 or so CSAM photos and videos stored by the Verizon account.
Dodge County deputies allegedly called Quimby and arranged an interview Jan. 10, then drafted a search warrant for his home and vehicle.
When Quimby arrived at the sheriff’s office, he was placed under arrest while deputies searched his home, according to court documents.
Quimby allegedly told law enforcement he had never knowingly downloaded child pornography, but later said he had viewed videos of minors under age 18.
According to court documents, officers searching Quimby’s room found a rolled-up dollar bill they believed could be used to ingest cocaine.
The bill and a receipt allegedly tested presumptively positive for cocaine.
Court documents read: “When Quimby was asked about (the paper items), he replied, ‘drug use, sir.'”
Documents claim detectives later found 0.61 grams of a substance that tested presumptively positive for cocaine in Quimby’s vehicle.
Law enforcement allegedly found two additional cell phones in Quimby’s residence — one of which he claimed.
Quimby is currently held in the Olmsted County ADC on $0 bail with conditions, including abstaining from alcohol and drugs, or $50,000 bail with no conditions.