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Edward T. Resch (mug shot SCSO)

The Tri-Lakes Internet Crimes Task Force has busted a Springfield man after a ten month investigation by authorities in Stone County.

Stone County Sheriff Richard Hill says, Edward T. Resch, 51, was arrested on August 12th by deputies with the Stone and Greene County sheriff’s offices. Resch has been charged with sexual misconduct of a child after allegedly sending pornographic material to an undercover detective posing as a 14 year-old girl.

After Resch was arrested, detectives executed a search warrant at his home and recovered electronic media components allegedly used in the crime.

Resch is being held in the at the Stone County Jail on $20,000 bond.