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Martin Vilchis-Caralampio Sentenced to Four Years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the Offense of Child Pornography
November 14, 2018
MARTIN VILCHIS-CARALAMPIO SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR THE OFFENSE OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Martin Vilchis-Caralampio, age 42, pled guilty to the offense of Child Pornography, a Class 3 Felony, following a negotiated plea on November 14, 2018, before the Honorable James S. Cowlin. He was sentenced to four (4) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Upon completion of his sentence he will have to register as a sex offender for his natural life.
Between February 22 and February 25, 2018, the defendant unlawfully videotaped one of his household members, a female child under the age of 18 as the child prepared to shower in the bathroom of defendant’s home. The depiction contained the lewd exhibition of the genital area and breasts of the child.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Victor Escarcida of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office and investigated by the Huntley Police Department.