Michael Rowles

Michael Rowles

A St. Joseph man is being charged after allegedly sending photos of his genitals to a 15-year-old.

Michael Rowles allegedly sent 11 photos of his genitals to the phone a 15-year-old on July 13, according to court documents. The phone was examined by the St. Joseph Police Department’s Electronic Crimes Unit, where the images were verified and preserved.

Rowles has been charged with furnishing pornographic material to a minor and is being held at the Buchanan County Jail on a denied bond. He is considered a danger to the victim and has a history of failing to appear in court.

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