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MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- 27-year-old Kelly Dwyer has been missing for nearly 20 days, and on Tuesday, October 29th, the man who was one of the last to see Dwyer before her disappearance appeared in court.

38-year-old Kris Zocco has not been named a suspect in Dwyer's disappearance. However, since she went missing, police have arrested Zocco twice on unrelated charges.

Zocco's most recent arrest occurred last week at his parent's home in Richfield. In this case, Zocco has been charged with 17 counts of child pornography. Police allegedly uncovered approximately 23 videos in Zocco’s apartment — some containing children as young as 2 to 3 years old.

On Monday night, October 28th, Zocco posted a $25,000 bail in the child pornography case. However, Zocco wasn't released at that time, as he awaited a GPS monitoring device to be installed.

The District Attorney's Office says no GPS devices were available via the Justice Point electronic monitoring program -- so Zocco's attorneys argued Tuesday for a change to the original bail conditions.

Zocco's bail was increased on Tuesday -- to $75,000 -- and the GPS requirement was lifted.

Zocco was forced to surrender his passport as a condition of bail. He has not posted the $75,000 bail, and remains in custody at the Milwaukee County Jail.

Zocco was initially taken into custody on drug charges on October 17th. The charges came to light during the investigation into Dwyer’s whereabouts when officials allegedly found drugs and drug paraphernalia at Zocco’s home.

Zocco was officially charged with five different drug related counts including keeping a drug house, intent to deliver a controlled substance, and possession of cocaine.

Zocco has not been named a suspect in Dwyer's disappearance.

Dwyer's father was in Milwaukee from Illinois on Tuesday, trying to find out as much as he could about the investigation.

Zocco has another bail bond hearing Wednesday morning.

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