MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A Metro East man is in custody after an investigation revealed he was in possession of child pornography.
On Tuesday, June 26, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received information that Joshua Chambers, 22, of Cottage Hills was possibly in possession of child pornography.
Members of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Computer Forensic Unit initiated an investigation into the complaint.
The investigation resulted in a search warrant for Chambers’ residence and all computer equipment in the residence.
On July 5, the search warrant was executed. Evidence collected from the residence was examined and a large number of pornographic images of children were discovered.
Investigators located and arrested Chambers at his home early Thursday afternoon. Chambers was transported to the Madison County Jail and is being held on $200,000.00 Bond.