The Highway Patrol, acting on information from the Lincoln, Neb., Sheriff's Office and Police Department, served a search warrant during late Tuesday morning in the 400 block of Cleveland Street in Vandalia.
During the search officers arrested Manuel Gomez, 23, of Vandalia and seized computer equipment containing child pornography. Gomez was charged with possession of child pornography. His bond is set at $100,000.
The Highway Patrol was assisted by the East Central Drug Task Force, and the Audrain County Sheriff's Office.
Persons arrested for criminal offenses are merely accused, and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.