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  • Overton, Neb. Man Arrested on Child Enticement Charges

  • The Nebraska State Patrol in conjunction with the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 67-year old Overton man on charges related to the electronic enticement of a minor.
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  • The Nebraska State Patrol in conjunction with the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 67-year old Overton man on charges related to the electronic enticement of a minor.
    Paul M. Tegeler, 67, Overton, was taken into custody around 1:30 a.m., Saturday, May 3, at a bus stop in Lexington. His arrest follows a 10-day investigation involving the Nebraska and Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces. During the investigation, Tegeler engaged in electronic communication of a sexual nature with an investigator posing as a juvenile female during which he arranged a meeting for the purpose of having sex.
    A search warrant was also served at Tegeler’s home at 203 9th Street, Overton. Computers, other electronic devices and evidence pertaining to the investigation were seized from the home.
    He was taken into custody without incident and lodged in the Dawson County Jail on charges to include Sexual Assault by Use of an Electronic Communication Device, Enticement by Electronic Communication Device and Attempted Manufacturer of Child Pornography.
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