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Rose Creek man faces child porn charges

A Rose Creek man faces seven felony counts of possessing child pornography after a woman discovered the material while doing laundry.

Samuel Walker Anderson, 31, was charged Monday in Mower County court. He is scheduled for arraignment on May 3.

According to a criminal complaint, the woman discovered several DVDs, magazines and printed images of child pornography while putting socks away in Anderson’s dresser drawer Friday.

She also found more images and child “dress-up” clothes in a duffel bag belonging to Anderson.

The woman called Mower County deputies, who met with her at the residence, located in the 100 block of First Street Northeast. The woman said she was afraid Anderson would destroy the evidence if he learned about her call to authorities, so she had already removed much of it from the house, the complaint states.

Authorities executed a formal search warrant at the home later Friday afternoon. They seized numerous CDs, digital media devices and printed images related to child pornography, the complaint states.

Anderson arrived home during the search and was arrested. He is in custody on $100,000 bail, or $10,000 with court conditions, which include no Internet use and no contact with the woman.