CHERRY VALLEY, Ill. (WTVO) — Former Cherry Valley Police officer, Otoniel Molina, 38, has been found guilty with charges of Child Pornography, Indecent Solicitation of a Child, and Grooming on Friday.
In 2019, police were notified by a parent that their 11-year-old daughter had been communicating with Molina on the internet.
The minor allegedly told Molina that she was 19-years-old and sent nude photographs of herself when Molina asked her to.
Molina would send pictures of himself back and multiple times asked the 11-year-old to engage in sexual acts.
The sentencing hearing for Molina is scheduled for March 25, 2022, at 2. pm.