Downers Grove Police Chief Kurt Bluder announced today the arrest of Anthony Damaska IV for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography. Acting on a tip, an investigation was initiated by the Police Department. As a result, investigators executed a search warrant at 632 Sherman Street in Downers Grove on February 2, 2016. Numerous computers and media devices were confiscated.
With the assistance of the Schaumburg Police Department, Mr. Damaska was arrested at his place of business in Schaumburg. He was then transported to the Downers Grove Police Department for further investigation. Mr. Damaska was subsequently charged with four counts of Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography and is currently being held at the DuPage County Jail. Bond has been set at $100,000.00.
Chief Bluder would like to thank the DuPage County Sheriff's Office SPEED Unit, as well as the Schaumburg Police Department for their assistance.
Members of the public are reminded that these complaints contain only charges and are not proof of the defendant's guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the government's burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.