Child Pornography Arrest
NORMAL, IL - On 04/17/17, Detectives from the Normal and Bloomington Police Departments arrested Carthell E. Nibbelin, a 35-year-old male from Bloomington, for possession of child pornography.
Nibbelin’s arrest stemmed from an NPD investigation that started in March of 2016. A search warrant was served at the arrestee’s residence in the 1400 block of E. College Avenue on March 30, 2016. Numerous items of evidence were seized and an extensive forensic examination conducted by the Bloomington Police Cyber Crimes Unit revealed more than 2400 images and videos. Based on the age of the victims no further information will be released.
Nibblelin is currently being held at the McLean County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond on the following charge(s) pending review by the McLean County States Attorney’s Office:
Child Porn / Poss Photo / Vic < 13 (10 counts) Statute: 720 ILCS 5/11-20.1
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