ROCHELLE — A rural Rochelle man is in jail following an arrest Thursday on charges of distributing child pornography.
On Oct. 3, Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies and an officer from the Sycamore Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence in rural Rochelle as a result of an ongoing investigation by both agencies.
As a result of the search warrant, Matthew K. Plumley, 30, of Rochelle, was arrested and charged with distribution of child pornography, a Class X Felony, and possession of child pornography, a Class 2 Felony.
Plumley was taken to the Ogle County Jail where he appeared in court and his bond was set at $250,000.
Police said the child pornography seized had been obtained and disseminated to various sites on the Internet.