Beaver Dam Man Makes Initial Appearance On Child Porn Charges

(Beaver Dam) A Beaver Dam man made his initial appearance in court Thursday on charges he possessed illicit content of children. Matthew Haase is facing three felony counts of Possession of Child Pornography. The social media platform Snapchat filed a CyberTip report in October that a user uploaded two files suspected to be child porn. The account was allegedly tied back to Haase. When questioned by authorities, Haase reportedly admitted to possessing images of child porn. The 40-year-old also allegedly told investigators that he would send these images to friends. If convicted, Haase faces 75-years in prison. A signature bond was set at $5,000 and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 17th.