State Senator Darren Bailey says if Senate Bill 818 becomes law, it will introduce blatant pornography into local school systems. The Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act creates personal health and safety standards for grades K-5 as well as updates and expands comprehensive sexual... Read More.
Michael M. Rapa, 67, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, was arraigned Friday in federal court on a three-count indictment charging him with possessing prepubescent child pornography (two counts) and possessing child pornography. According to the indictment, on Nov. 2 and Nov. 30, 2017, Rapa knowingly possessed... Read More.
Online court documents along with several telephone calls to law enforcement officials have revealed details surrounding the arrest of 32 year old Gabriel Goolsby. Officials say a tip to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force helped lead them to the arrest. The local... Read More.
A 46 year old Carmi man, Brandon A. Hensley, was arrested Wednesday morning on a Child Pornography charge. Carmi Police, the White County Sheriff’s Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant around... Read More.
A 20 year old Carmi man, Seth R. Howard is being held behind bars in the White County Jail on a charge of distribution of child pornography. Carmi Police and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force conducted a search warrant at Howard’s residence, at... Read More.
A 29 year old Carmi man, Andrew Patrick Horne, is being held without bond in the White County Jail on Felony charges of Distribution of Child Pornography and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.... Read More.
37 year old Charles E. Pugh of Carmi is behind bars in the White County Jail on a charge of Distribution of Child Pornography. Tuesday morning Carmi Police and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed a search warrant at 726 Renshaw Avenue,... Read More.
Zachary R. Wheeler, 23, of Fairfield, IL, was recently sentenced to federal prison on child pornography related charges, Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today. On December 15, 2016, Wheeler was sentenced to 180 months’ imprisonment and five... Read More.