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“He’s a parents worst nightmare”: Judge orders detention of Mundelein man accused of possessing hundreds of photos of child pornography

Calling him a “parents worst nightmare,” a Lake County Judge ordered the detention of a Mundelein man accused of having hundreds of pictures of child pornography on his phone. However, prosecutors said during the detention hearing for Alexis Chavez, 23, that the Mundelein man revealed gruesome details on social media of “looking for a random […]

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Mundelein man arrested and charged with possession of hundreds of child pornography images in cell phone

A Mundelein man is facing decades in prison for possessing and distributing hundreds of images of child pornography from his cell phone over the course of nearly two years, authorities said. Alexis Chavez, 23, of the 200 block of North Greenview Avenue in Mundelein, is facing 20 class two counts of possession of child pornography […]

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Algonquin man charged with possessing child pornography after police execute search warrants

Police arrested an Algonquin man after they say he was found in possession of child pornography following search warrants that were executed by detectives. The Algonquin Police Department recently received a cyber tipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The NCMEC learned of images of child pornography that had been […]

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Lake in the Hills taekwondo instructor denied pre-trial release after being charged with child pornography

A judge denied pre-trial release for a Lake in the Hills taekwondo instructor who was arrested after detectives found him in possession of child pornography in Huntley. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) notified the Huntley Police Department in June about information that was obtained from the Internet Crimes Against Children data […]

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Huntley man arrested after detectives find him in possession of child pornography

A several months-long investigation resulted in the arrest of a Huntley man after detectives executed a warrant and found him in possession of child pornography, police said. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) notified the Huntley Police Department in June about information that was obtained from the Internet Crimes Against Children data […]

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Barrington man charged with disseminating sexually explicit images, videos of children

A Barrington man is in custody on numerous felony charges after sheriff’s officials say he disseminated and possessed sexually explicit images and videos of children. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Unit (ICAC) recently received a tip that prompted the investigation of Anthony Demonte, 49, of Barrington. ICAC investigators received the tip […]

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Judge sentences Algonquin man to probation for possessing sexually explicit videos of children

An Algonquin man was sentenced on Monday to probation for possessing multiple videos of child pornography that were found by police, court documents show. Tyler J. Weine, 22, of Algonquin, was charged in May 2021 with three counts of child pornography, a Class 2 felony. A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court said […]

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Investigators arrest McHenry man, charge him with disseminating child pornography online

A McHenry man was taken into custody after investigators served a search warrant Thursday and found he had disseminated child pornography online. The National Center of Missing and Exploited Children in August notified the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office after receiving information from the Internet Crimes Against Children data system. The report was regarding the possible […]