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Irmo man arrested on child pornography charges

Michael Alan Rowland (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center) Michael Alan Rowland (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
IRMO, SC (WIS) -

An Irmo man is facing 13 charges connected to sexual exploitation of minors. 

Michael Alan Rowland, 49, was arrested Thursday and is charged with three counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. The charges have up to a combined 20 years imprisonment, if convicted. 

Investigators said Rowland distributed child pornography via a file-sharing network. 

Rowland was arrested by the state's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force with assistance from the Irmo Police Department. 

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