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      Paperwork details Quincy child pornography arrest

      UPDATED STORY: 10:55 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 A Quincy man accused by federal authorities of producing child pornography will remain in jail while he awaits trial.

      Documents filed in the U.S. District Court of Central Illinois Friday reveal that Jonathan Cashion waived his right to a detention hearing.

      The filing also revealed that Cashion will be confined ??in a corrections facility separate, to the extent practicable, from persons awaiting or serving sentences or being held in custody pending appeal.??

      Cashion, 20, of 1131 1/2 Madison St. was arrested Wednesday on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and distribution of child pornography and made his initial appearance before a federal magistrate judge in Springfield, Ill. Wednesday.

      The eight-page criminal complaint details the investigation that began in September from an FBI office in New Haven, Conn.

      Using an Internet protocol address, investigators were able to track images depicting child pornography to a Comcast Cable subscriber in Quincy, Ill. later identified as Cashion, the criminal complaint says.

      The FBI and the Quincy Police Department served a search warrant at Cashion's home Wednesday morning.

      Investigators presented him with printed photographs of the images pulled from an online directory linked to Cashion. He admitted that the photographs were the same ones that he shared online, the complaint says.

      The complaint described sex acts performed in the images and videos with minors identified only as Minor Victims 1-3. It also said that he admitted that he recorded several sexual incidents with minors with his cellular telephone and a handheld camcorder.

      Cashion told investigators that he took at least 200 sexual photos and 40-50 videos of one victim, 20 videos of a second, and as many as four videos with a third, the complaint said.ORIGINAL STORYA Quincy man arrested on federal child pornography charges Wednesday admitted to having sexual relationships with minors depicted in photographs and videos found on his computer, according to a federal criminal complaint.

      Jonathan D. Cashion, 20, of 1131 1/2 Madison St. was arrested on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and distribution of child pornography and made his initial appearance before a federal magistrate judge in Springfield, Ill. Wednesday.

      The eight-page criminal complaint details the investigation that began in September from an FBI office in New Haven, Conn.

      A task force agent logged on to a peer-to-peer file (P2P) sharing network. He connected with a user who went by the name ??iceman2346.??

      The user directory of iceman2346 contained 94 images and six videos that depicted several minors engaged in sex acts, the complaint says.

      Using an Internet protocol address, investigators were able to track the images to a Comcast Cable subscriber in Quincy, Ill. later identified as Cashion, the criminal complaint says.

      The FBI and the Quincy Police Department served a search warrant at Cashion's home Wednesday morning. During an interview, Cashion admitted that he used the screen name ??iceman2346,?? the complaint says.

      Investigators presented him with printed photographs of the images pulled from the online directory. He admitted that the photographs were the same ones that he shared online, the complaint says.

      The complaint described sex acts performed in the images and videos with minors identified only as Minor Victims 1-3.

      ??Jonathan Cashion admitted that he video recorded several of these sexual incidents with his cellular telephone and a Sony Handycam Camcorder,?? the complaint says.

      Cashion told investigators that he took at least 200 sexual photos and 40-50 videos of Minor Victim 1, the complaint says.

      He estimated that he took 20 videos of Minor Victim 2, including some that involved sex acts, the complaint says.

      He also told authorities that he took as many as four videos of Minor Victim 1 and Minor Victim 3 engaged in a sex act, the complaint said.

      Cashion's preliminary hearing before a judge at the U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois has not been scheduled as of 11:30 a.m. Thursday. He remains in the Sangamon County Jail without bond.