A Belleville man has been charged with child pornography for allegedly possessing videos of children performing sexual acts.
Brenden M. Wilson, 20, faces five counts of possession of porn depicting a child younger 13 and five counts of possession of porn depicting a child younger than 18. The videos include both male and female children, teens and even a toddler, engaging in sexual acts with adults and other children, according to authorities.
The charges, all class 2 felonies, carry a mandatory minimum fine of $1,000 and a maximum fine of $100,000 under Illinois law.
Wilson has no criminal history in St. Clair County.