Fairbury Man arrested after thousands of alleged child porn photographs found  

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FAIRBURY – A man has been arrested after an estimated 5,000 child pornography images were found on his computer.

Fairbury Police Department arrested 51-year-old Paul Barth Thursday after a tip came into the department of videos of underaged children were found on his various devices.

Barth has been alleged to be producing child pornography and selling it online since 2016, with intent to sell.

Barth is now facing multiple counts of child porn, including multiple felony charges.  If convicted, he could spend the rest of his life in prison.

The case remains under investigation while Barth is being held in custody at the Livingston County Jail.

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