Fairbury man arrested on sex assault and porn charges

A 38-year-old Fairbury man is jailed in Jefferson County on Child Sexual Assault, Child Abuse and Child Pornography charges.

The man, whose name is not being released in order to protect the victim, was arrested without incident at his Fairbury home Thursday afternoon, March 3, 2011.

The Nebraska State Patrol Technical Crimes Unit served a search warrant on the suspects residence in Fairbury, after a computer owned by the man was found to contain images depicting child pornography. During the subsequent investigation it was determine the suspect was also sexually abusing a minor child who resided with him. The minor child was removed from the home and placed in protective custody. An infant was allowed to remain in the custody of its mother.

The suspect was lodged in the Jefferson County Jail on one count Felony Sexual Assault of a Child, one count Felony Child abuse and nine counts Felony Possession of Child Pornography.