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Golconda Man Facing Child Pornography Charges

GOLCONDA – A Golconda man has been arrested for child pornography.

According to Illinois State Police, 19-year-old Kaleb Schutt was arrested by Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 7 officials for Distribution of Child Pornography – a Class X felony, Possession With Intent to Disseminate Child Pornography – Victim Under Age 13 – a Class X Felony, and Possession of Child Pornography – Victim Under the Age of 13 – a Class 2 Felony.

While conducting an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation, ISP DCI Zone 7 and agents from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office executed a search warrant Thursday at a home in Golconda. Schutt was transported to the Saline County Jail where he’s currently being held awaiting a bond hearing.

No additional information is being released at this time. Anyone with additional information regarding possible illegal conduct by Schutt is asked to call ISP DCI Zone 7 at 618-845-3740, Ext #281.