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Posted on: August 28, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Elmhurst Police arrest resident and business owner for possession of child pornography

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Elmhurst Police have arrested and charged Ralph Tellefsen age 62, of Elmhurst, with seven counts of Possession of Child Pornography, a Class 2 Felony.

On August 27, 2017, an employee discovered images depicting child pornography on a printer in the business office located at 126 S. York St.  Subsequent investigation by police revealed a banker's box containing thousands of images of child pornography inside of the office. Elmhurst police chief Michael Ruth said that detectives believe that the photographs were downloaded and copied from the internet.

Tellefsen remains in the custody of the DuPage County Sheriff on $75,000 bond.     

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