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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Domrose#563 ~ 630.407.2010

Monday, March 9, 2015

Westmont Man Charged with 4 Felonies by Sheriff’s SPEED Unit

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

Rylan S. Malis (dob/10/15/86) of the 700 W. block of 65th St., in Westmont 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 Westmont address, where electronics were removed from the home. A forensic examination of the electronics revealed the presence and distribution of child pornography files. 

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