Elected Harvard City Clerk Arrested for Child Porn

From the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department:

Harvard Man Arrested for Possession of Child Porn

Andrew Wells

Andrew Wells

September 20, 2016.  Andrew J. Wells, 54, of Harvard, Illinois, was arrested Monday on three counts of Possession of Child Pornography following a three-month long investigation.

Detectives from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation after a tip was received from a McHenry County resident.

During the course of the investigation, images containing child pornography were found on an electronic device belonging to Wells.

Found on the Harvard, Illinois, city web site.

Found on the Harvard, Illinois, city web site.

An arrest warrant was obtained and Wells was taken into custody Monday at his place of employment.

Wells was the [elected] Clerk for the City of Harvard.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone having information regarding Wells is encouraged to contact the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.

The City of Harvard is cooperating with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office during this investigation.

Wells was taken to the McHenry County Correctional Facility, from which he has since bonded out.

He was charged with three counts of Child Pornography, each a Class 3 Felony.

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The City Clerk is paid $3,600 per year.

Wells’ term expires next spring.

People can pass petitions for the office now.

38 signatures are the minimum number of signatures and 88 are the maximum.


Comments

Elected Harvard City Clerk Arrested for Child Porn — 9 Comments

  1. wow what a shocker this is…wonder if he ever hung around with Greg Pyle

  2. Bill and Cindy you are both right.

    Thank the Lord for the new Sheriff and States Attorneys office . . .

  3. Illinois id FULL of pervs and pedos like this guy.

    Ever look at the registered sex offender’s list ?

    There’s probably at least one living in your neighborhood now.

  4. Tribune article said his bond was $40k.

    They didn’t say who the judge was.

  5. the judge was cowlin…

    he goes back to court on the 27th before Prather

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