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Rigby man arrested on child sexual exploitation charge


BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Attorney General Raúl Labrador has announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested a Rigby man on Wednesday, August 30 for alleged sexual exploitation of a child.

53-year-old Dale J. Hensel was booked into the Jefferson County Jail. He is alleged to have possessed sexually exploitative material.

“I’m so grateful for the work that our talented ICAC team does to protect the most vulnerable in Idaho.  My Office will continue to put every available resource into finding and prosecuting the criminals who victimize Idaho’s children,” Attorney General Labrador said.

The Rigby Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office both assisted the ICAC Unit with the arrest.

Anyone with information regarding the exploitation of children is encouraged to contact local police, the Attorney General’s ICAC Unit at 208-947-8700 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

The Attorney General’s ICAC Unit works with the Idaho ICAC Task Force, a coalition of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, to investigate and prosecute individuals who use the internet to criminally exploit children.

Parents, educators, and law enforcement officials can find more information and helpful resources at the ICAC website,

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