• Jeremy M. Fields, 36
    Jeremy Fields
  • Robert M. Upchurch, 33
    Robert M. Upchurch

MOUNT VERNON — Two Mount Vernon men are charged with downloading and sharing child pornography over the internet.

Jeremy M. Fields, 36, and Robert M. Upchurch, 33, are each charged in Mount Vernon Municipal Court with two counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor and two counts of illegal use of minor in nudity-oriented material or performance.

The charges allege that Fields and Upchurch downloaded pornographic material involving minors using peer-to-peer internet sites. Knox County Prosecuting Attorney Chip McConville said Fields and Upchurch are only connected in that they allegedly downloaded child pornography, and represent separate criminal investigations.

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Nick Sabo: 740-397-5333 or nsabo@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews



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