2014 readers choice results
Article updated: 10/3/2013 2:45 PM

Mount Prospect man sentenced for child porn

Jonathan Pascolini

Jonathan Pascolini

 1 of 1 
text size: AAA

A 24-year-old Mount Prospect man received a two-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Thursday to possession of child pornography.

In addition serving the prison term, Jonathan Pascolini will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life, officials from Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez's office said.


Pascolini was arrested earlier this year after the relative of a 12-year-old girl discovered an online relationship between the two. Pascolini had coaxed the girl into sending him nude pictures of herself, according to authorities.

Pascolini admitted to investigators that he possessed and viewed the photos, and had discussions with the girl about meeting for sex, authorities said.

Pascolini came into contact with the girl through a mutual friend on Facebook, prosecutors said, and communicated with her online and by phone. Authorities recovered nude images the girl sent via Facebook, as well as chat messages between the two on the social networking website.

It's unclear how much credit for time already served in jail Pascolini will receive off his prison sentence.

Comments ()
We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social and constructive discussion. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.

This article filed under

Latest Video


Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad



    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North



    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.