Texas man found guilty for criminal sexual assault stemming from Belvidere tip

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BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- BOONE COUNTY, Ill. - A Pasadena, Texas man was found guilty of sexual exploitation of a child and aggravated child pornography, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

Seth Dryer, 38, was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. Dryer faces a minimum of 43 years in prison.

In July 2015, Belvidere police officers received a tip that led to the investigation led to Dryer. He was arrested in Texas by Belvidere detectives, the Department of Homeland Security and local officers.

Dryer was taken to Belvidere to stand trial. His sentence is set for January 2019.

Dryer will be required to register as a sex offender for life.