View the profiles of professionals named John Vastis on LinkedIn. There are 3 professionals named John Vastis, who use LinkedIn to exchange information. Homepage; >; John C. Vastis. facebook WGIL News Twitter WGIL Sports Twitter. Toggle navigation. Navigation Menu. Home; On Air. Program Schedule. News. JOHN C. VASTIS began communicating online with one of the victims in From the outset, the chats were sexually charged. For nearly a.

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Indiana University Graduate Killed By Lion Died ‘Following Her Passion’ The zoological park intern killed by an escaped lion in North Carolina “loved animals” and wanted to make a career of working with them, her family says. A suburban middle school teacher is in federal custody on child pornography charges and accused of convincing a teenage boy to send him explicit photos and videos.

According to the complaint, on Aug. He sounds like an IEA posterboy! A press release from the U. Jogn you very much. In pleading guilty, Vastis admitted he knew the boy was then Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. He is being held until a detention hearing next week.


District Judge John Tharp sentenced Vastis to 13 years. Several of Vastis’ family members, including his wife, could be seen in court wiping away tears throughout the jhon.

Vastis used the pseudonym “Pete” during chats from September to August By earlyVastis persuaded the teen to produce pornographic images of himself and send them to him, according to court documents. Vastis was arrested Thursday morning at his home in Lakemoor and appeared in federal court. Under a plea agreement his lawyers reached with prosecutors, Vastis faced a minimum of a little more than 11 years in prison.

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Lakemoor Teacher Arrested on Federal Child Sexual Exploitation Charges – McHenry County Blog

Vastis also accessed additional child pornography on his laptop in Augustaccording to prosecutors. Notify me of new comments via email. August 29, at 3: Relive the craziest stories of the year right here. This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. He appeared before Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cole and was ordered to remain in federal custody pending a detention hearing, which was scheduled for 9 a.

Callers may remain anonymous. The prosecutor read victim-impact statements aloud in court in which the teen and his family described feelings of “guilt, shame and sadness.


Former Buffalo Grove teacher sentenced to 13 years in child porn case

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Federal prosecutors say he convinced a year-old boy to take pornographic images of himself and send them to him. Meridian Middle School District Name: Each case is unique. If you suspect any criminal wrongdoing child porn, molesting, etc.

During his chats with the teen in July, Vastis admitted to watching child pornography involving a second minor, a year-old boy, who filmed the pornography for Vastis through a web camera, according to court documents.

Breakfast, Brunch and Dim Sum: Since its launch inHSI has arrested more than 10, individuals for crimes against children, including the production and distribution of online child pornography, traveling overseas for sex with minors, and sex trafficking of children.

School district officials are cooperating with the investigation. Vastis was 50 when he began vqstis online with the teen in September