A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff:
McHenry Man Arrested on Disorderly Conduct Charges
Detectives from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office served criminal warrants on June 24, 2016, on Scott Smessaert of McHenry, Illinois, for Disorderly Conduct.
On May 26, the Sheriff’s Office received information from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) that a teacher from Harrison School in Wonder Lake, was conversing with a student through text messages outside of school.
Due to the content of the text messages an Investigation was initiated.
Evidence and interviews conducted by detectives ultimately led to the identification and arrest of Smessaert.
After being arrested, Smessaert was taken into custody and transported to McHenry County Correctional Facility.
He has since bonded out.
Detectives worked with the administration of Harrison School throughout the Investigation.
Harrison School students were already dismissed for summer break when the Sheriff’s Office was notified by DCFS.
ARRESTED: Scott Smessaert (Male, 42), McHenry, IL
CHARGES: 1 count of Disorderly Conduct (Class C Misdemeanor)
NEXT COURT DATE: July 22, 2016