Marshall, Illinois Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

MARSHALL, Illinois – A Clark County, Illinois, man has been charged with possessing child pornography.

49 year old John Pitts of Marshall has been charged with five counts of possession of child pornography.

Federal investigators and Marshall Police searched Pitts’ residence in the 1100 block of Locust Street late last week.

Pitts was arrested after discovering evidence of child pornography.

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

He is currently being held on $50,000 bond.

In a press release Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said  “Child pornography leaves victims and their families with lifelong trauma,” Raoul said. “I am committed to partnering with local law enforcement agencies through the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force to protect the public and help victims obtain justice.”



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