BROOKVILLE – A 29-year-old Brookville woman, Christine L. Nichols, has been accused of producing and disseminating child pornography.
On Saturday members of the Pennsylvania State Police in Punxsutawney, Marienville and DuBois, along with the NW Computer Crime Unit, investigated a reported case involving two young Brookville children.
According to Punxsutawney PSP, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) informed state police about a child pornography investigation and arrest in Texas.
State police said that video content and images originated from Brookville. Personnel from Jefferson County Children & Youth Services responded and assured the safety of the children.
Nichols was taken into custody of state police at a different location in Marienville. She allegedly produced and disseminated child pornography.
Nichols was charged and lodged in the Jefferson County Jail in lieu of $100,000 straight bail.
Nichols is facing charges that include but are not limited to: rape of child; involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with child; sexual abuse of children; criminal use of communication facility; corruption of minors; indecent assault; and statutory sexual assault.