Dongola Man Indicted on 23 Counts of Child Pornography

Dongola Man Indicted on 23 Counts of Child Pornography

Union Co. – An arraignment date is set for a Dongola man indicted on 23 counts of child pornography. According to a release from the Union Co. State’s Attorney’s Office, Chad Anthony Miller is charged with taking pictures of a child under the age of thirteen and sharing children’s pictures through a mobile phone application. Miller was arrested in February upon the completion of an investigation into an aggravated criminal sexual abuse charge. Miller has since been indicted by the Union County Grand Jury on 23 counts of child pornography with 20 counts being Class X felonies and three counts being Class 2 felonies. The investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office is ongoing with assistance from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Miller is being held in the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro on $500,000 bond.  The matter is set for arraignment on Thursday, April 4 at 9 a.m. at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro.