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Taylorville Man Arrested For Child Pornography

A Taylorville man has been arrested for the possession of child pornography.  54-year-old Todd E. Daugherty of Taylorville was arrested on September 14th after an ISP DCI Zone 4 investigation started in August.  The Christian County State’s Attorney’s Office filed a one-count information, charging Daugherty with 1 count of possession of child pornography (a Class 2 Felony). An arrest warrant was issued for Daugherty and bond was set at $250,000 with 10% to apply. 

 

Daugherty was located by agents from ISP DCI Zone 4, the Taylorville Police Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  They found him at his residence.  Daugherty was placed under arrest and transported to Christian County Jail.

 

Daugherty appeared in court on Thursday in front of Judge Brad Paisley.  A bond hearing was held and bond was modified to $125,000 with 10% to apply. Conditions were placed that no social media, no internet without being supervised, no unsupervised contact with minors, and his preliminary hearing is set for October 7th at 11:30 AM.

 

Anonymous tips of child pornography can also be reported through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s NCMEC cyber tip line at www.cybertipline.com. 

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