A man who had served as a trusted youth sports coach was charged Tuesday with manufacturing, distributing, and possessing child pornography in Glenview, police said.
George G. Harrison, 53, was arrested at 8:50 a.m. Monday at the Glenview Police Department when he turned himself in, police said. His current address is unknown.
Harrison was charged with one count of manufacturing child pornography, three counts of disseminating child pornography involving victims ages 13 to 17, three counts of possessing child pornography with victims of those same ages, and three counts of possessing child pornography with victims under the age of 13, Glenview police said.
Police launched an investigation in September after a cybertip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force reported unlawful images in a chat room.
After subpoenas and search warrants were executed, Harrison was arrested, police said.
His bond was set at $250,000 on Tuesday police said.
Harrison had worked as a sports coach for kids in Evanston.
Bond was set at $250,000 for a 53-year-old man charged with multiple counts of child pornography and taken into custody by Glenview police this week.
Police took George Harrison, whose current address is unknown, into custody at the Glenview Police Station Monday, Nov. 25.
Harrison was charged with one count of manufacturing child pornography, three counts of disemination of child pornography of children between the ages of 13 and 17, three counts of possesion child pornography of children between the ages of 13 and 17, and 12 counts of posession of child pornography of children under the age of 13.
He remains in custody at Cook County Jail in Chicago. His next court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Skokie Courthouse. If released, Glenview police said Harrison will be required to remain on electronic monitoring.
Multiple media reports say Harrison worked as a coach with an Evanston sports league for kids.
Glenview police said they launched an investigation Monday, Sept. 16 after receiving a “cybertip” from the Cook County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. A Glenview detective is assigned to that task force.
Glenview detectives worked with the task force and Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office to execute search warrants and serve subpoenas gathering evidence ahead of charges being filed against Harrison.