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Belleville man had videos of children engaging in sex acts, police say

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.

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