Winnebago County man behind bars on child pornography charges

Courtesy: Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 26-year-old man was arrested Friday on charges for downloading and possessing child pornography on his phone.

According to court records​, police found several images of child pornography on his phone. A criminal complaint alleges he knowingly downloaded sexual content to his phone with a child under the age of 13.

Lindenmeier was charged with three counts of possession of child pornography. He faces up to 21 years in prison and $75,000 in fines.

He was arrested Jan. 4 after Winnebago County deputies searched his home.

Another criminal complaint alleges Lindenmeier was in possession of cocaine and reached for a baseball bat while deputies approached his home. Lindenmeier also faces charges of possessing a controlled substance and obstructing a police officer.

Lindenmeier was charged with three counts of possession of child pornography. He faces up to 21 years in prison and $75,000 in fines.

Lindenmeier is currently being held in Winnebago County Jail. His next court appearance is set for Monday afternoon at 1:30 p.m.