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      Quincy man enters plea on federal child porn charges

      A Quincy man pleaded guilty to five charges related to child pornography.

      A Quincy man pleaded guilty to five charges related to child pornography.

      Jonathan Cashion, 20, entered the plea Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Springfield confirmed. He was arrested in Quincy Feb. 15 in Quincy.

      An eight-page criminal complaint filed in February details the investigation into Cashion 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. A federal grand jury indicted him in April.

      Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 10 at the U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois in Springfield. Cashion faces decades in prison and a lifetime of supervision.

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

      Cashion's trial was scheduled for 9 a.m. June 5.