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Oak Park man accused of having hundreds of child porn images on computer

Joe V. Hym |  Phofrom Oak Park police

Joe V. Hymon | Photo from Oak Park police

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Updated: October 22, 2012 2:08PM



An Oak Park man was charged with aggravated child pornography after more than 700 pornographic images were found on two computers in his home, according to police.

Joe V. Hymon, 44, was charged with aggravated child pornography and released on a $50,000 bond after an Oct. 17 search of his home in the 700 block of North Austin.

Oak Park and Chicago police found two computers that contained more than 700 pornographic images and videos of children, a release from Oak Park police said.

Hymon was not at the home during the search but was arrested when he arrived a short time later, the release said.

The Internet Crimes Against Children task force contacted Oak Park police on Oct. 12 about an IP address traced to a home that was downloading and uploading files containing pornographic images and videos of children, according to Oak Park police.

The task force is comprised of state and local law enforcement agencies that investigate and prosecute cyber enticement and child pornography cases, the release said.

Hymon is scheduled to appear back in court Friday in Maywood.



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