On March 8, 2023, Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) arrested 18-year-old Christian A. Gillette of Monmouth, IL, on one count of Possession of Child Pornography (Class 2 felony), and one count of Disseminating Child Pornography (Class X felony).
ISP DCI Zone 2, DCI Zone 4, and the Monmouth Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1000 block of 6th Street in Monmouth, IL following an investigation involving child pornography. Evidence gathered at the scene led to the arrest of Gillette. Gillette was transported to the Warren County Jail where he is awaiting a bond hearing. The investigation remains open and on-going. No further information will be disseminated at this time.
The Illinois State Police provide the following resource for parents, for the public to report crimes against children, and victims to start their path towards healing and recovery. To keep kids safe online, learn more at: https://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/onlinesafe/ ; To report online exploitation visit: www.cybertipline.org ; For resources for survivors of sexual abuse visit: https://www.missingkids.org/gethelpnow/csam-resources .
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
***Courtesy of the Illinois State Police***