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McHenry County Human Trafficking Task Force arrests man who allegedly tried to solicit child for sex acts

The McHenry County Human Trafficking Task Force arrested a Woodstock man who allegedly tried soliciting a child online for sex acts during a sting operation, prosecutors said. Woodstock Police Department Chief John Lieb and McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally said Wednesday that Jesus Cortez, 32, of Woodstock, was arrested during a human trafficking sting. […]

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Grayslake man allegedly communicated with child online, was arrested after trying to meet up with her for sex acts

Police say a Grayslake man communicated online with who he thought was a child, sent explicit images to her and then was arrested when tried meeting up with the child for sex acts. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) conducted an investigation into Thomas E. Edwards, Jr., […]

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$95K bond for man arrested for allegedly grooming, sexually abusing child in McHenry

A McHenry man has been arrested after he allegedly groomed a child online, met up with her and sexually abused her in McHenry, court documents show. Christopher A. Shrewsbury, 26, a transient of McHenry, was charged with indecent solicitation, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and grooming. A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court alleges […]

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Man wanted for allegedly grooming, sexually abusing child in McHenry

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man who allegedly met up with a child and sexually abused her in McHenry after grooming her online, court documents show. Christopher A. Shrewsbury, 26, whose address was not available, was charged with indecent solicitation, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and grooming. A criminal complaint filed in McHenry […]