City of Elmhurst News

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Elmhurst Police Charge Local Man with Child Pornography

Elmhurst Police News

Press Release

For Immediate Release

May 17, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

 

Elmhurst Police Charge Local Man with Child Pornography

Elmhurst Police have arrested and charged a 63 year old Elmhurst resident and school teacher from St. Charles East High School with Child Pornography.  Elmhurst detectives were alerted to illegal activity from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) and specially trained detectives utilizing forensic internet and computer technology were utilized during the investigation. 

Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth said, “Our police are committed to protecting all of our residents, particularly our children, in the community and when they go online.”

The Elmhurst Police Department has had a specially equipped computer forensics lab since 2012.

Charged:  May 16, 2017

Gregory (Gary) A Burgener, age 63, 437 W. Fremont Ave.  Elmhurst, IL 

Child Pornography – 2cts.

The public is reminded that an arrest is not evidence of guilt and that all defendants in a criminal case are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Authority:

Chief Michael Ruth

Elmhurst Police Department

630-530-3050

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