27-Year Old McHenry Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charge

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: McHENRY MAN INDICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES ROCKFORD — A McHenry, Ill. man was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Rockford on child pornography charges. MICHAEL L. CHAPARRO, 27, was … Continue reading

Child Porn Reproduction Arrest in McHenry

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 … Continue reading

20-Year Old Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer Arrested for Child Porn

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: McHenry Resident Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography As a result of a CyberTip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), Nicholas D. Pignatari, 20, was arrested Tuesday … Continue reading

Ex-Area Democratic Party State Rep. Pleads to Child Pornography Charge

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER ILLINOIS STATE REP. KEITH FARNHAM PLEADS GUILTY TO TRANSPORTING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHICAGO — Former Illinois State Rep. KEITH FARNHAM pleaded guilty today to a federal charge of transporting child pornography via … Continue reading

U.S. Attorney’s Press Release about Greg Pyle’s 50-Year Sentence

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER McHENRY COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPUTY SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION ROCKFORD — A former McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who was that department’s representative on … Continue reading

Lakemoor Teacher Arrested on Federal Child Sexual Exploitation Charges

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: LAKEMOOR MAN WHO TEACHES IN BUFFALO GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION CHARGES CHICAGO ― A middle school teacher in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove was arrested this morning on federal … Continue reading

Indictment of Former Elgin Democratic Party State Rep. on Child Porn Counts

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER ILLINOIS STATE REP. KEITH FARNHAM INDICTED FOR ALLEGEDLY POSSESSING, RECEIVING, AND TRANSPORTING CHILD PORNOGRPHY CHICAGO ― A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment charging former Illinois State Rep. KEITH FARNHAM … Continue reading

Evidence That Judge Might Consider When Sentencing Former McHenry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Greg Pyle

A funny thing happened in Rockford’s Federal Courthouse Friday. That was the day I went over to cover the plea bargain of former McHenry County Sgt. Greg Pyle.  (You can read the story here.) After the trial, I discovered that … Continue reading

Illinois State Jailer Shared Kiddy Porn through “Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing” Accounts

I found this press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Springfield of interest because of similar charges that have been filed against former McHenry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Greg Pyle: FORMER STATE CORRECTIONS OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OFFENSES … Continue reading

The Federal Complaint against McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Greg Pyle

For those into seeing the reasons that Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Wesley Tagtmeyer swore out a complaint against Gregory Pyle before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney, you’ll find it below.  If you would like to read other McHenry County … Continue reading