James T. Zeas, who practices in Crystal Lake and lives in Lake Barrington ended up being taken into custody after McHenry County Judge James Feeterer found him guilty of child pornography.
He filmed a teenage girl which she was changing into her swimming suit.
You can read Chicago Tribune reporter Amanda Marrazzo’s story here.
Here is the press release from the State’s Attorney’s Office:
JAIME “JAMES” ZEAS FOUND GUILTY OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AFTER BENCH TRIAL
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that James Zeas, 48, was found guilty of Child Pornography after a bench trial heard by the Honorable Michael Feeterer.
The evidence introduced at trial showed that in June of 2009, Zeas took three children to Lifetime Fitness in Algonquin, Illinois to go swimming. Zeas then secretly placed a video camera in the family bathroom and recorded a young teenage girl changing out of her swimsuit.
Zeas kept the video on his computer where it was discovered a few years later.
Zeas will be sentenced on March 29, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
This case was investigated by the Algonquin Police Department and was prosecuted by Kate Lenhard and Sharyl Eisenstein of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.