Bushnell man arrested by Illinois State Police, charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography

Jacob Mills

Jacob Mills | Photo courtesy of Illinois State Police

BUSHNELL, Ill. — The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 4 recently arrested Jacob A. Mills, 24, of Bushnell for 10 counts of possession of child pornography, a Class 2 felony. 

Illinois State Police conducted a residential search warrant on Thursday, May 30, in Bushnell.  Evidence of child pornography was gathered as a result of the investigation and search warrant. ISP agents took Mills into custody and transported him to the McDonough County Jail.

The McDonough County State’s Attorney approved the above-mentioned charges against Mills. An Illinois State Police press release said no more information will be disseminated.  The Illinois State Police was assisted by the West Central Illinois Task Force and the Bushnell Police Department.

Anonymous tips of child pornography can be reported through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s cyber tip line at www.cybertipline.com.  To keep kids safe online, learn more at: https://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/onlinesafe/ or www.cybertipline.org. For resources for survivors of sexual abuse, visit https://www.missingkids.org/gethelpnow/csam-resources.

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