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Helena man accused of sexual abuse of children

Posted at 9:32 PM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 23:34:14-05

HELENA – A 19 year-old Helena man is accused of sexual abuse of children.

Keagan Joseph Shearer is accused of having nude images of underage girls on his phone.

According to court documents, Shearer is under adult supervision for a sexual abuse without consent charge.

Authorities say he is not allowed to have a cell phone with data, but he was found to have one earlier this month.

Investigators say a search of the phone uncovered at least nine sexually explicit images of a person confirmed to be under the age of 16.

The judge set bond at $25,000.