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Human trafficking thread online caught by FBI; leads to arrest of Steuben County man

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A Steuben County man is in custody after local authorities were tipped off by an FBI report that individuals were discussing human trafficking in the Southern Tier.

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Tyler Johnson, 32, of Jasper is accused of possessing a video depicting a sexual performance of a child.

He was charged with possessing a sexual performance by a child and endangering the welfare of a child.

He was arraigned and will answer the charges at a later date.