Man and Police Argue about Fate of Computer in Obscenity Case
Byline: Charles Keeshan and Adam Kovac
Michael A. Jones is a free man after McHenry County prosecutors earlier this year reluctantly dismissed child pornography and obscenity charges against him.
Jones' computer may not be so lucky.
A McHenry County judge is scheduled to decide next month whether authorities can destroy the Wonder Lake man's computer and copies of its hard drive to eliminate images they say constitute child pornography and obscenity.
In court papers seeking the items' destruction, Assistant McHenry County State's Attorney Tiffany Davis says there is no other way to get rid of the illegal materials.
"It's not possible for …
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Publication information: Article title: Man and Police Argue about Fate of Computer in Obscenity Case. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: September 19, 2005. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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