Freeport man in custody after allegedly sharing child porn on Facebook

FREEPORT (WREX) — A Freeport man is in custody after allegedly shared child pornography on Facebook earlier this month.

Jamar Mayfield, 32, of Freeport, was taken into custody on Aug. 8 by the Freeport Police Department.

Lt. Andrew Schroeder tells 13 News a detective with the Freeport Police Department was scanning the internet when he came across a video Mayfield shared on someone’s Facebook timeline.

Schroeder says the video involved a child under the age of 13 partaking in sexual activities.

Mayfield is being held in the Stephenson County Jail on multiple charges.

Mayfield’s bond is set at a $300,000.

Andrew Carrigan

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