Bureau County man arrested in child porn investigation

Steven Bourey photo from Bureau County Jail

Steven Bourey photo from Bureau County Jail

Bureau County authorities said county and state investigators arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly possessing child pornography.

Steven Bourey was arrested at his home in DePue, Illinois Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

Bureau County Sheriff John Thompson said the arrest followed a “lengthy investigation” by his office and members of the Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

“Initial analysis of the evidence indicated that Bourey was in possession of a large amount of child pornography,” Thompson said.

Bourey was charged with felony possession of child pornography.  He was held in the Bureau County Jail pending his arraignment in court.

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