Former “Deadliest Catch” cast member headed to court on child porn charges

jailed edgrenA local man once known for his role on the popular reality TV series Deadliest Catch series now faces some disturbing charges in Spokane County after he was caught with child pornography with girls as young as five years old. Paul Albert Edgren was a cast member for two seasons of Deadliest Catch, the Emmy award winning show on the Discovery Channel. He starred in six episodes between 2010 and 2011 as a deck hand on the Wizard, the crab ship captained by Keith Colburn. Die-hard fans of the show may remember Edgren left the crew to pursue a mountaineering career. He came back to Spokane and, according to court documents, three years later, a cyber tip from the Center For Missing And Exploited Children led detectives to his South Hill home. Read the story here 09:55