COOK COUNTY, Ill. – A suburban man was charged after sexually explicit pictures and videos of children were found on his cell phone, authorities said.
Wilmer Alejandro Cruz, 20, of Streamwood, was charged with possession of child pornography.
Investigators with the Cook County’s Special Victims Unit Police received a cyber tip and traced him back to Cruz to view and download numerous images and videos of child pornography through cell phone applications, authorities said.
SVU investigators issued a search warrant for Cruz’s house and he was taken into custody.
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The forensic examination of his phone revealed that there were more than 200 pornographic pictures and videos of children under the age of three, authorities said.
He was released after depositing 10% of his $ 20,000 bond.