MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Fridley, Minn. man has pleaded guilty to skipping out on a federal prison sentence.
Matthew Eric Linngren, 38, was convicted on charges of distributing child pornography last year. He was to report to federal prison last September to serve a 180-day term.READ MORE: 'She Was A Jewel': Community Holds Vigil For Victim Of Quadruple Homicide
Linngren failed to report and was arrested weeks later in Los Angeles County in California on auto theft charges. He was indicted on new charges in November.READ MORE: Woman Critically Injured In Minneapolis Shooting
On Thursday, he pleaded guilty to failing to report to federal officials. He faces a potential 10 years in prison now.MORE NEWS: Twins, Lynx, And Gophers Take Home Weekend Wins
His sentencing has not yet been scheduled.