EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A North Bend, Oregon, man is accused of sexually exploiting a child and prosecutors are concerned there could be other victims.
KTVL reports a federal grand jury in Eugene returned a three-count indictment in April, charging 47-year-old Shannon Weatherbee with sexual exploitation of children.
The indictment says starting in 2017, Weatherbee coerced a minor female to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing images which were transmitted online.
Authorities say He was arrested last week while investigators executed a search warrant at his house.
Weatherbee pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday and has been ordered detained with a jury trial set for June.