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State's Attorney News
James Zeas Convicted of Child Pornography
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announced that James Zeas, 48, was found guilty of Child Pornography after a bench trial heard by the Honorable Michael Feeterer.
The evidence introduced at trial showed that in June of 2009, Zeas took three children to Lifetime Fitness in Algonquin, Illinois to go swimming. Zeas then secretly placed a video camera in the family bathroom and recorded a young teenage girl changing out of her swimsuit. Zeas kept the video on his computer where it was discovered a few years later.
Zeas will be sentenced on March 29, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
This case was investigated by the Algonquin Police Department and was prosecuted by Kate Lenhard and Sharyl Eisenstein of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.