June 18, 2024

Crystal Lake man arrested for child pornography and grooming

In April of 2024, the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children provided the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office with information received from the Internet Crimes Against Children Data System pertaining to the online enticement of children for sexual acts. 

Upon receipt of this information, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation. The investigation led to the identification of the offender, Nicholas S. Kachiroubas, and his involvement in possession of child sexual abuse material (child pornography) and grooming.

On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division served a search warrant in the 200 block of S. Dole Ave, Crystal Lake and Nicholas S. Kachiroubas was taken into custody as a result of the arrest warrant.

Kachiroubas was taken to the McHenry County Jail and was charged with the following: 


Possession of Child Pornography (Class 2 felony)

Grooming (Class 4 felony)

The charges against this individual are merely allegations against them.  All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.