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The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department arrested a 32-year-old Gardner man for Possession of Child Pornography on October 30th.

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department, Morris Police Department and the Will County High Tech Crime Unit this week executed a search warrant on Cambridge Drive in the Bookwalter Woods Mobile Home Park.

Through the investigation it was determined there was probable cause to arrest Joseph Richardson for Possession of Child Pornography. Richardson is accused of possessing four photos of a nude child under the age of 13. 

Sheriff Ken Briley said investigators are processing evidence to determine if there will be more criminal charges in the future.  Richardson has been charged with four counts of possession of child porn, all class two felonies.

He remains in the Grundy County Jail on a $50,000 bond. If Richardson were to bond out, he would not be able to access the internet nor be able to have contact with anyone under the age of 18 that are not his kids.