JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — A man was out of jail Monday after being arrested on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography in Will County.
The Will County Sheriff’s office received a cyber-tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force about someone who was uploading and sharing child pornography, police said.READ MORE: Police Locate Parents After Toddler Found Alone In Chesterton, Indiana, Playing In Apartment Complex Hallway
Following an investigation, sheriff’s police obtained and executed a search warrant at the home of Steven Cardenas, 30, in south suburban Frankfort on Friday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Windy And Mild Midweek
Detectives took Cardenas’ electronic devices and brought him in for questioning, and he implicated himself during an interview, police said.
Cardenas was arrested and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, police said.MORE NEWS: Opening Weeks Sold Out For 'Marvel: Universe Of Super Heroes' Exhibit At Museum Of Science And Industry, But Evening Tickets Now Available
He appeared in bond court on Saturday and his bond was set at $50,000. He was released later that day after posting bond.