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Charges: Fargo man caught with over 500 files of child porn

Travis David Storstad

FARGO — A Fargo man faces numerous felony counts for allegedly having more than 500 files of suspected child pornography.

Travis David Storstad, 31, is charged with 17 counts of possession of certain materials prohibited, according to documents filed Tuesday, April 9, in Cass County District Court.

In December, authorities began tracking an Internet Protocol address that was used to download suspected files of child pornography, and learned the address belonged to Storstad at his home, court documents show.

Law enforcement officials executed a search warrant at Storstad’s apartment in January and seized electronic devices and drug paraphernalia, court documents show.

During the search, authorities also found items used to make bombs, court documents show. The bomb squad was notified, and the items were seized.

A search of Storstad’s electronic devices revealed 522 files of suspected child pornography, court documents show.

Storstad was not booked into Cass County Jail as of Tuesday afternoon. Court records did not list an attorney for him.

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