Brookport Man Arrested for Child Porn, Sexual Abuse

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MASSAC CO. -- An investigation into child pornography leads to the arrest of a Massac County man.

Andrew Phillips, 21, of Brookport, was taken into custody Sunday on charges of aggravated child pornography and aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Investigators say they found nude pictures of children on a device owned by Phillips.

Phillips previously pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in Nov. 2013. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail and two years probation.

Phillips is listed as a sexual predator on the state's online sex offender registry. He is being held in the Massac County Detention Center pending a bond hearing.

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