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      Sullivan County man indicted on child porn charges

      A Sullivan County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on child porn charges.Nicholas Dickinson, 31, of Newtown, Missouri, is charged with receiving child pornography, possession of child pornography and possession of obscene materials.

      The investigation included efforts by the Kirksville Police Department's Computer Crime Task Force.

      According to court documents, officers searched Dickinson's residence and seized a laptop computer, external hard drive and other computer media. Evidence showed that Dickinson had saved thousands of images of child pornography. The investigation also revealed that Dickinson offered to share child pornography virtually every day in the month of April.

      The case was investigated by the Kirksville Police Department, Sullivan County Sheriff's Office and the FBI.