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Kewanee Man Arrested On Multiple Child Porn Counts

WGIL Newsroom . Local News 4406

A Kewanee man was arrested on Thursday after police conducted a search of his property.

The home, located in the 600 block of South Chestnut Street in Kewanee, allegedly turned up multiple images of child pornography.

Several computers and electronic storage devices were seized in the search.

Police said that prior to obtaining the computers, they were required to secure the home as well as the individuals inside.

The search warrant was executed as part of an ongoing investigation into the property according to a press release.

37-year-old Christopher Ahasic was taken into custody and is facing 25 counts of child pornography.

Three of the charges carry potential sentences of up to seven years in prison while remaining counts carry a sentence of up to five years.

Kewanee Police say more charges may be filed pending further investigation into the matter.

Ahasic is currently being held at the Henry County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.