WATFORD CITY, N.D. — A 21-year-old Watford City man is facing the possibility of up to 25 years in prison after police say he filmed a minor performing a sex act on him.
Dillon Hoselton was arrested Tuesday, July 16, and charged with promoting or directing an obscene sexual performance by a minor, a class A felony, and possession of child pornography, a class C felony. He was ordered held on $50,000 bond.
Police believed that Hoselton was involved in a sexual relationship with a girl identified in court records only with her initials because she is under 18. Her actual age is unclear and is not mentioned in the charging documents.
In June, an officer got a warrant to search Hoselton's mobile phone, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in Northwest District Court.
"Through the series of photos (the girl) opens the front of her lingerie and exposes her breast to include her nipple," the investigator wrote in the probable cause affidavit.
Police also found a video apparently created in January that showed the girl performing a sex act on Hoselton, charging documents indicate.
Hoselton is due back in court for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 8.