DEARBORN COUNTY — A Dillsboro man who was an assistant wrestling coach at South Dearborn Middle School in Aurora has turned himself in to police on a charges of possession of child pornography and attempted possession of child pornography following an Indiana State Police investigation.
Karl Hoffrogge, 20, Dillsboro, turned himself in at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center on Friday after a warrant was issued for his arrest following an investigation by Indiana State Police detectives with the Indiana Crimes Against Children Unit.
The investigation began in May when troopers were contacted after a cyber tip was provided to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
During the course of the investigation, detectives determined that Hoffrogge had requested and received nude pictures from a juvenile female through a social media site in January and February. When the offense occurred, Hoffrogge was an assistant wrestling coach at South Dearborn Middle School in Aurora, where the victim was a student.
At the conclusion of the investigation, the case was presented to the Dearborn County Prosecutor’s Office. This resulted in a warrant being issued for Hoffrogge on one count of possession of child pornography, a Class 6 felony, and two counts of attempted possession of child pornography, Class 6 felonies.
Hoffrogge was incarcerated at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center pending his initial appearance in the Dearborn County Circuit Court.