Galesburg man arrested for child porn after home searched

A Galesburg man was arrested on child porn charges this morning.The Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrested 43-year old Sean T. Glas after an investigation led by the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Glas is being charged with possession of child pornography and dissemination.

Glas was already registered as a sex offender from a previous offense.

He was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for an incident when he was 27-years old perpetrated on a 13-year old victim.

Several items were seized from his home while a search warrant was being executed today at his home at 775 N. Cedar.

The Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Galesburg Police and the Illinois Attorney General’s High Tech Crimes Bureau.