Pekin man sentenced to prison for child pornography

PEORIA, Ill (HOI) — -A Pekin man is sentenced to six and a half years in prison for possessing, and receiving child pornography.

55-year-old Darin Eldridge pled guilty back in February.

He was identified by authorities, after they found out that a computer inside Eldridge’s home was using a peer-to-peer file sharing program to download , and share child porn.

After he is released from prison, Eldridge will be required to register a sex offender, and be under supervised released for 10 years.