Man charged with 5 counts of possession of child pornography

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A man was arrested and charged with five counts of possession of child pornography on Thursday, the Illinois State Police announced. 

The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Attorney General’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant around 7 a.m. in the 1200 block of Riverdale Road in Rock Falls as a result of a lengthy child pornography investigation.

Dallas C. Housley, 39, was arrested after a forensic analysis of electronic devices found in the residence  and charged with five felony counts of possession of child pornography.

Housley was taken to Whiteside County Jail. Bond has been set at $100,000.

Anonymous tips of child exploitation or child pornography can be reported through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children cyber tip line at www.cybertipline.com.

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