A tip from the F.B.I. Cyber Task Force has resulted in an arrest and numerous felony charges against an East Alton man. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports that 22-year old Steven A. Yon of the 240 block of Lakeside Drive has been charged with six counts of child pornography after an investigation revealed his connection to several Google accounts with ties to child pornography.

One felony count relates to the production of child pornography and the other five relate to the dissemination of child pornography. Investigators identified one child involved in the production related committed by Yon, however they say the victim has been located and is safe. The investigation is still on going but authorities do not believe there to be any additional victims.

Yon was taken into custody on Tuesday and formally charged on Thursday. He remains in the custody of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office is being held on $250,000 bond.

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