Faribault Man Indicted On Federal Attempted Child Sex Trafficking Charges
50-year-old Terrance Nordwall of Faribault was indicted by a grand jury on charges June 18 in US District Court in Northern Iowa. The three counts against Nordwell according to the indictment are attempted sex trafficking of children, attempted enticement of minors, and travel for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct.
According to the indictment, Nordwall on March 25 and April 5 of 2019 knowingly attempted to recruit and solicit two people he knew were under the age of 18 in the act of prostitution in Iowa. The 2nd charge is considered to be sexual abuse in the 3rd degree under Iowa law.
The alleged acts occurred in Iowa between April 4 and 5 2019.
Nordwell has been previously convicted in 2004 in Rice County of criminal sexual conduct in the 3rd degree, and possession of pornographic material involving minors. Nordwell was also convicted in 2004 in Freeborn County on two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the fifth degree.
If convicted, Nordwall faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison with a possibility of life imprisonment.