UPDATE: Rexburg man accused of sending explicit images to 16-year-old boy

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Thane Rose

REXBURG — A Rexburg man was arrested Thursday after allegedly sending sexually explicit images and words via Snapchat to a 16-year-old boy.

Police reports show on Wednesday, Madison County deputies were notified of the Snapchat exchange and obtained nude and sexually explicit photos of 34-year-old Thane Rose from the victims phone.

On Thursday, deputies made contact with Rose and took him into custody. During interviews he admitted to sending nude photos of himself and receiving nude photos of the teen through Snapchat.

He was booked into the Madison County Jail and charged with one count of felony sexual battery of a minor.

He appeared in court Friday was given a $75,000 bond.

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