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Vandalia man arrested on child pornography charges

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 3:53 pm


Manuel Gomez

The Highway Patrol, acting on information from the Lincoln Nebraska Sheriff’s Office and Police Department, served a search warrant during the late morning hours of October 1 in the 400 block of Cleveland Street in Vandalia.
The Highway Patrol was assisted by the East Central Drug Task Force, and the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office. During the search officers arrested one person and seized computer equipment containing child pornography.
Arrested: Manuel Gomez age 23 of Vandalia, possession of child pornography. Gomez bond is set at $100,000.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person (s) responsible for this and any other incident. If you have information that would help the Sheriff solve this or other crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-TIPS.
Persons arrested for criminal offenses are merely accusations, and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.