Child Sexual Exploitation Charges for Illinois Couple
Rachel Miller, 28 and Sebastian Sale, 29 have been indicted by a grand jury with alleged sexual exploitation of minors. Both are resident of1400 block of Summit Dr., Pekin, Ill. They were previously arrested and charged in criminal complaints and were ordered detained in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.
Miller is charged with two counts of production of child pornography. According to the indictment, in March 2019, Miller used a cell phone to send images of herself engaging in sexual activity with a prepubescent male. The indictment also alleges that in January 2020, Miller used a cellphone to send a video of an adult engaged in sexual activity with a minor child.
Sale is facing one county count of attempted production of child pornography in June 2019, three counts of distribution and one count of possession of child pornography. If convicted, for each count of production and attempted production of child pornography, the statutory penalty is 15 to 30 years in prison.
For each count of distribution and possession of child pornography, the maximum penalty is 20 years in prison. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations and the Washington, Ill., Police Department carried out the investigation that made the charges possible.