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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Domrose #563 ~ 630.407.2010

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wheaton Man is Charged with 4 Felonies

Sheriff John Zaruba announced today the arrest and charges of a Wheaton man by members of the Office’s S.P.E.E.D. Unit (Sexual Predator Electronic Exploitation Division). 

Steven Dady (dob/3/17/89) of the 2100 block of Fox Run, in Wheaton was arrested this morning and charged with 4 counts of Possession of Child Pornography which is a class 2 felony. 

Detectives from the SPEED Unit along with the assistance of the Wheaton Police Department conducted an online investigation referencing the downloading of child pornography on the internet. Today, a search warrant was executed at the Wheaton address, where electronics were removed from the home. A forensic examination of the electronics revealed the presence and distribution of child pornography files.

Dady is currently being held in the DuPage County Jail and will be in bond court today at 4 pm. 

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The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office reminds readers that any charges indicated in this document are merely accusations, and the listed defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.