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Hastings police responded to two 'sexting' cases this week

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Hastings police this week responded to two apparently separate incidents involving teens sending nude photos of themselves to their significant others with cell phones.


The cases, called sexting, involve a 13-year-old boy sending photos of himself to his girlfriend. The other case involves a middle school girl sending photos to her boyfriend.

Investigations continue into each case. Felony charges are a possibility in each case if the photos were distributed.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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