Zachary R. Wheeler, 21, of Fairfield, IL, was indicted on August 4, 2015,
A 21-year-old Fairfield resident has been indicted on Child pornography charges.
The five count indictment against Zachary Wheeler charges him with the production of child pornography involving a girl under the age of 18. The production charge against Wheeler come from alleged incidents that occurred on five separate dates last year in May and June.
If convicted, Wheeler faces a minimum sentence of fifteen years and a maximum of thirty years in federal prison, in addition to up to $250,000 in fines and probation upon release.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. The Franklin County State’s Attorney’s Office assisted in the investigation of this case.
The case is being handled by Assistant United States Attorney George Norwood.