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January 25, 2021

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Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Arrest of Baldwin County Man on Multiple Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

(MONTGOMERY) – Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the arrest today of a Baldwin County Man on multiple charges of possession of child pornography. John Robert Prochazka, 58, of Foley, surrendered at the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office on January 22. A bond of $250,000 was set with a requirement that he would have to wear an ankle monitor if released on bond.

Attorney General Marshall’s Criminal Trials Division presented evidence to a Baldwin County grand jury, resulting in Prochazka’s indictment* on January 12. Specifically, the indictment charges him with 25 counts of possession of obscene matter depicting a person under the age of 17.

No further information about the investigation or about Prochazka’s alleged crimes other than that stated in the indictment may be released at this time. If convicted, Prochazka faces a maximum penalty of up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $15,000 for each of the 25 counts, which are class C felonies.

*An indictment is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.