Ridgway man accused of child sex exploitation

A Ridgway man who was registered as a convicted sex offender in Ouray County has been arrested for alleged sexual exploitation of a child. Richard “Butch” Karl, 66, was arrested Monday after the Ouray County Sheriffs Office investigated reports that he had bragged online about having sex with a 5-year-old girl. Detectives started examining Karl’s online habits after getting a tip about Karl’s…

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