Marseilles Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography


The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Marseilles man and charged him with three counts of child pornography.  Nicholas J. Rutherford, 19, appeared in court on July 14, 2023, and was appointed a Public Defender.  Rutherford remains in the LaSalle County Jail on a $50,000 (10%) bond.  The Arraignment was continued to August 3, 2023, at 9 AM.  The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Ottawa Police Department, Marseilles Police Department, LaSalle County State’s Attorney Office and the Illinois Attorney General Office of High Tech Crimes Bureau.

Investigators from the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office are members of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.

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