Vandalia woman arrested on child pornography charges

FAYETTE COUNTY — A 37-year-old Vandalia woman remains in the Fayette County Jail following her arrest Wednesday on a warrant charging her with three counts of child pornography.

Amber L. Wehrle
(Source: FCSO)

Amber L. Wehrle is charged with Class 2 felony possessing child pornography of a victim under the age of 13, and two counts Class 3 possession of child pornography in a computer photo.

According to the charges, Wehrle allegedly possessed a computer image file located within a Facebook account with the user name “amber l. wehrle” and profile name “Amber Maas-Wehrle” of a child whom the defendant “reasonably should have known was under the age of 13.”

The warrant set Wehrle’s bail at $50,000 and she is scheduled to appear on the charges Thursday.