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: LIVE UPDATES: Chicago Sky's WNBA Championship Parade And Rally
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.
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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: Gov. JB Pritzker Hopes To Lift Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate In Time For Holidays
He appeared in bond court on Saturday and his bond was set at $50,000. He was released later that day after posting bond.