25 year-old Kevin Kichnet of Missoula was charged in justice court Tuesday afternoon with felony sexual abuse of children by enticing a child into sexual conduct, and misdemeanor indecent exposure after allegedly sending naked pictures of himself through his cell phone to a person he thought was a 14 year-old girl.

Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jennifer Clark says the crime of sexual abuse of children carries a possible penalty of life in prison and a $10,000 fine, while the misdemeanor indecent exposure charge carries a six-month sentence and a $500.00 fine.

Kichnet was placed in the Missoula County Jail on $10,000 bond.

Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jennifer Clark