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Press Release- Fox River Grove Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

11/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Shawn M. Davy, 37, of Fox River Grove, was arrested today and charged with three counts of solicitation of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography.

 

On the morning of November 18, 2020, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Illinois Attorney General's Office and Genoa Police Department executed a search warrant at a house in the 2100 block of Evergreen Avenue, in unincorporated Fox River Grove.

 

This investigation began in February 2020, by the Genoa Police Department and they contacted the Illinois Attorney General's Office for assistance. Davy was subsequently identified as a suspect who resided in the McHenry County Sheriff's Office jurisdiction. Davy messaged a juvenile victim on a dating application and began soliciting images from the victim.

 

Through investigation and the execution of the search warrant, probable cause was established to charge Davy with three counts of solicitation of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography.

 

This investigation remains open and anyone with information should contact the McHenry County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at 815-334-4750.

 

Arrested                                             Charges

Shawn M. Davy, 37                            Solicitation of child pornography x3 (class 1)

Fox River Grove, IL                           Possession of child pornography x3 (class 2)

 

Next court date:                                 November 19, 2020 at 8:30 am

Bond:                                                  Set by judge at rights court

 

The charges against this individual are merely allegations against him.  All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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