17-Year Old Crystal Lake Central High School Student Arrested for Unauthorized Video Recording in Boys’ Locker Room

A press rele4ase from the Crystal Lake Police Department:

Pin-Hole Camera Located within Central High School – Crystal Lake

The Crystal Lake Police Department announces that an arrest has been made in the matter involving a pin-hole camera found in a boy’s locker room at Crystal Lake Central High School.

Crystal Lake Community High School

Crystal Lake Community High School

Luke Patrick Gildea (17) of Crystal Lake, a student at the school, has been charged with two (2) counts of Unauthorized Video Recording;

  • count 1 – 720 ILCS 5/26-4(a) a class 4 felony
  • count 2 – 720 ILCS 5/26-4 (d) a class 3 Felony (victim under 18 years of age).

Mr. Gildea will be transferred to the McHenry County Jail, where bond will be set by a Judge at 8:00 a.m.

The Department continues to work closely with School District 155 investigating this incident. Additional charges may be forthcoming.

While Mr. Gildea has been charged with these offenses, he is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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The email to CLCHS parents is here.

The first press release from the CL Police Department is here.

The second email from District 155 is here.

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