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Wisconsin Department Of Justice Agents Partner With Marinette Police Department In Internet Crimes Against Children Operation


Christopher John Vanlerberghe of Marinette Arrested


MARINETTE - Special Agents from the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation along with the Marinette Police Department arrested Christopher John Vanlerberghe on  Possession of Child Pornography.


On Friday, February 6, 2009, law enforcement officers from the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Marinette Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence of Christopher John Vanlerberghe located at 1027 Main Street in Marinette, WI.


Based upon a search of the residence, sexually explicit videos and images of children were located on a computer hard drive belonging to Vanlerberghe.


Vanlerberghe was arrested and incarcerated in the Marinette County Jail.


As a result of the search computer hard drives and CDs/DVDs were seized.


Questions concerning this case should be directed towards the Marinette County District Attorney's Office.


A defendant enjoys the presumption of innocence. The prosecution must prove its allegations at trial beyond a reasonable doubt.


A copy of the criminal complaint is available at



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