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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 […]

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Judge orders owner of Huntley Dairy Mart to have no contact with children after prosecutors say he is a threat to children

A judge has ordered one of the owners of the Huntley Dairy Mart, which employs teens, to have no contact with any children after prosecutors called him a threat to children following his arrest. Christopher S. Hopp, 38, of Crystal Lake, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, two counts of possession […]

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Prosecutors say owner of Huntley Dairy Mart is a threat to children, should not be allowed around them following arrest

Prosecutors say the owner of the Huntley Dairy Mart, which employs teens, is a threat to children and should not be around them after he was arrested for creating child pornography in Crystal Lake. Christopher S. Hopp, 38, of Crystal Lake, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, two counts of possession […]

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90 days in jail for Kentucky man convicted of possessing sexually graphic material of child in Crystal Lake

A judge sentenced a Kentucky man to 90 days in jail after police in Crystal Lake found him in possession of child pornography videos and photos. Randall S. Combs, 26, of Bargetown, Kentucky, was charged in December 2020 with three counts of possession of child pornography and one count of contributing criminal delinquency of a […]

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Huntley Dairy Mart owners released from jail after search reveals child pornography, drugs, numerous guns in Crystal Lake home

The owners of the Huntley Dairy Mart have posted bond after investigators found child pornography, a drug-growing operation and numerous guns in their home in Crystal Lake where children were living. Christopher S. Hopp, 38, of Crystal Lake, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography, […]

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Man, woman arrested after child pornography, drugs, numerous guns found in Crystal Lake home where children were living

A man and woman were arrested after investigators found child pornography, a drug-growing operation and numerous guns in a home in Crystal Lake where children were living. Christopher S. Hopp, 38, of Crystal Lake, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography, two counts of unauthorized […]

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‘Absolutely reprehensible crime:’ McHenry man sentenced to 10 years in prison for reproducing child pornography

A judge has sentenced a McHenry man to 10 years in prison for reproducing child pornography in what the Illinois attorney general called an “absolutely reprehensible crime.” David P. Stone, 31, of McHenry, was charged in October 2020 with 10 counts of reproducing child pornography, a Class X felony. A grand jury later indicted him […]