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Crystal Lake man arrested on child porn charges

Anthony T. Franklin, 37, of Crystal Lake

A 37-year-old Crystal Lake man is in custody after being charged with 11 counts of felony unlawful possession of child pornography.

Anthony T. Franklin, 37, of the 500 block of Somerset Lane in Crystal Lake, was charged with 11 counts of unlawful possession of child pornography on Friday.

The Crystal Lake Police Department conducted a search warrant at 6 a.m. on Friday at Franklin’s residence where they found evidence of child pornography.

The arrest came following a tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Franklin remains held in the McHenry County Jail on a $200,000 bond. Police were assisted in the investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Franklin is scheduled to appear in court next on July 30. Anyone with additional information relating to the investigation is asked to call police at 815-356-3620.


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