St. Louis, Missouri 2021-05-27 21:45:00 –
Belleville, Illinois (KMOV.com) –19-year-old St. Clair County has been charged with multiple charges for creating and distributing sexual images of minors.
Bellville’s Zackery Denato faces four federal prosecutions, according to court documents. He has been accused of forcing two minors to create visual sexual content between January and August 2020. One of the minors was under the age of 12.
Denato was also charged with transferring a photo of a third minor in August 2020 and sharing a photo of child pornography in September 2020.
He pleaded not guilty on Wednesday and continues to be detained until next week’s hearing.
The creation of child pornography can lead to 15 years in prison for each case.
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