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Officers from the Pike County Sheriff’s Department, the Illinois State Police and the Illinois Attorney General’s office arrested Adrian Cienega-Davilla, 39 of Griggsviile Sept.13 at 10:15 a.m. at his place of employment. Cienega-Davila is accused of possessing and disseminating videos, via an electronic device, of children under the age of 13 engaged in various sexual acts.
A search warrant was executed at his home in the 300 block of Chestnut Street in Griggsville the same day.
He is currently lodged in the Pike County Jail.
The investigation began in August when information was received regarding the possession and dissemination of child pornography. The investigation was forwarded to the Pike County Sheriff’s Department for further investigation.
Chief Deputy Zack Orr, who led the criminal investigation, said numerous search warrants were obtained and executed which helped law enforcement successfully identify, locate and arrest Cienega-Davila.
Chief Deputy Orr said additional criminal charges are anticipated.
Chief Deputy Zack Orr said the Pike County Sheriff’s Department is part of the Office of Illinois Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The task force is a national network of 61 coordinated task forces, representing 5,400 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. It is dedicated to investigating, prosecuting, and developing effective responses to internet crimes against children.
All suspect(s) are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.