Oregon man arrested for child pornography


OREGON – On Dec. 2, Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 2 officials arrested Charles M. Christensen, 43, of Oregon for five counts of possession of child pornography under 13 years of age (class two felony) and two counts of possession of child pornography over 13 years of age (class 3 felony). 

On Dec. 2, ISP DCI investigators, along with ISP District 1 troopers, Homeland Security, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon Police Department, executed a search warrant at Christensen’s residence in the 600 block of Timber Lane in Oregon following an investigation involving child pornography. 

During the warrant execution, investigators seized evidence supporting the arrest of Christensen.  

Christensen is currently being held at the Ogle County Jail, pending a bond hearing. The investigation remains open and ongoing. No further information will be disseminated by the Illinois State Police.