Deon Wallace

Deon Wallace of Joliet

A Joliet man was arrested for Possession of Child Pornography following the execution of a search warrant of a home in Joliet on Thursday.

According to Illinois State Police officials, investigators executed a search warrant at a residence in the city on Thursday.

Officials say an I.P. address registered to the residence was associated with uploads of images identified as child pornography to a Snapchat account belonging to 21-year-old Deon Wallace of Joliet.

Wallace was arrested and was initially charged with one count of Class 3 felony Possession of Child Pornography.

On Friday, the Will County State's Attorney's Office upgraded the charges and approved three charges for Class 2 felony Possession of Child Pornography against Wallace.

Wallace is awaiting a bond hearing.

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