HIBBING - A Hibbing resident was formally summonsed into St. Louis County Court to answer to 18 Felony charges and 1 Gross Misdemeanor charge after an extensive three year investigation. Albert Allen Gangl, 65, retired school teacher, was formally charged on 3/15/2013 with the following:
• 1 count Felony Prostitution• 16 counts Felony Possess Pictorial Representation of Minor• 1 count Felony Use of a Minor in a Sexual Performance• 1 count Gross Misdemeanor Furnish Alcohol to an Underage Person
Gangl is expected to appear in St. Louis County Court in response to the summons on April 1, 2013.
Gangl has resided in Hibbing since 2001.
Gangl taught for the Owatonna Public School District until 1996.
Gangl never taught for the Hibbing School District.
The Hibbing Police Department investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).