Taylorville man faces federal pornography charges.
Federal authorities in Springfield have charged a 46-year-old Taylorville man with two counts of child porn ography. Todd M. England, Taylorville, was indicted on Oct 2, 2019 by a Federal Grand Jury. His initial appearance and arriangment in Springfield Federal District Court is at 11:00 a.m. on Oct. 29, 2019
England, who was charged with 12 counts of possession of child pornography in Christian County Court, had those charges dropped by Christian County State's Attorney Michael Havera on Tuesday, Oct 8, before Judge Christopher Matoush in lieu of the federal charges. England, who was arrested in April 2018, was out on $75,000 cash bond in connection with the case. It was to go to jury trial on Dec. 2, 2019