Joliet man charged with possessing child pornography

Investigators executed a search warrant Tuesday at the home of Alex Abreu after receiving a tip he uploaded files of child porn to social media accounts.

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A Joliet man is charged with possession of child pornography in Will County after investigators searched his home Feb. 11, 2020.

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A 32-year-old Joliet man has been charged with possessing child pornography at his home in the southwest suburb.

Investigators executed a search warrant Tuesday at the home of Alex Abreu after receiving a tip he uploaded files of child porn to social media accounts, Illinois State Police said in a statement.

Alex Abreu

Alex Abreu

Illinois State Police

An IP address connected to the accounts was registered to his home, state police said.

Abreu is charged with a count of possession of child pornography, with additional charges pending, state police said.

He is due in Will County court Thursday, according to county records.

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