A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office:
McHenry Resident Arrested for Reproduction of Child Pornography
As a result of an investigation into the downloading of Child Pornography, Todd W. Britton, 32, was arrested for Possession of Child Pornography and Reproduction of Child Pornography on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.
Over a period of several months, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Illinois Attorney General’s Forensic Division identified Britton’s computers as having thousands of images and movies of Child Pornography. Evidence also showed Britton had reproduced some of the Child Pornography he downloaded.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from members of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office and the McHenry Police Department, executed a search warrant at Britton’s McHenry residence on Tuesday morning. Britton was arrested without incident and transported to the McHenry County Corrections Facility.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation or other internet-based crimes is encouraged to contact the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office at 815-334-2144 or anonymously through McHenry County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-762-7867.
ARRESTED: Todd W. Britton (Male, 32), McHenry, Illinois
- 4 counts – Possession of Child Pornography – Class 2 Felony
- 1 count – Reproduction of Child Pornography – Class 1 Felony
NEXT COURT DATE: February 13, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.