Southern Illinois Man Jailed for Possessing Child Pornography

A Jefferson County man will spend decades behind bars for possessing child pornography. On Thursday, 46-year-old Gregory Garrison, of Mt. Vernon, was sentenced to 35 years in prison for possession of child pornography with a victim under 13. This sentence was a result of a complaint generated on August 25th, 2020 by the Mt. Vernon Police Department, who asked Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office detectives to assist in the investigation.

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