WEST FARGO (KFGO-AM) -- A man who ran for West Fargo mayor in 2010, and who proposed a monorail between West Fargo and Casselton, is in the Cass County Jail. Peter Karl is being held on a charge of possession of child pornography.
Karl was arrested by West Fargo Police and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents late Thursday afternoon, a day after a his home was searched.
Karl was convicted on child pornography charges in New York in 2003 and was sentenced to six-years probation. He was considered a low-risk offender.