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Oswego man gets probation for porn found on computer

David Brazeau

David Brazeau

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Updated: January 5, 2013 6:16AM



An Oswego man will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life after pleading guilty to aggravated criminal possession of child pornography.

In October 2011, David Brazeau, 60, 600 block of Highview Court, was arrested after a computer he reported missing was recovered, and police found hundreds of images of child pornography on it.

According to police, Brazeau reported in June 2011 that his computer had been stolen from his car while the vehicle was parked in front of his house. That same day, an Oswego resident turned in to police a duffle bag that contained Brazeau’s computer, media storage devices and printed child pornography images, according to police.

Oswego police got a search warrant to examine the computer’s hard drive. With the help of the Illinois Attorney General’s High Tech Crimes Bureau, police determined that Brazeau was the owner of the computer, and that it stored several hundred child pornography images.

In November, Brazeau pleaded guilty in Kendall County Court to possessing images of children he knew, or should have known, were younger than 13. He was sentenced to three years of sex offender probation. This probation puts specific limits on his Internet access and interaction with children.

The conditions of the probation allow police to search his computers at any time and even prohibits him from dressing as Santa or the Easter Bunny.

In addition, Brazeau will have to register as a sex offender for life, which limits the places he can live and the contact he can have with underage children.

According to court records, Brazeau also will have to pay more than $2,300 in fines and court costs.



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