RACINE — A Racine man allegedly had thousands of videos containing child pornography in his possession.
Daniel J. Myers, 41, of the 2000 block of Carlisle Avenue, has been charged with 20 felony counts of possession of child pornography.
According to a criminal complaint:
An investigator was alerted that Myers had contacted a person he believed to be 10 years of age over the internet and sent sexually explicit messages. In the messages he said he was touching himself and asked the 10-year-old girl persona to do the same. He then sent a picture of his genitals and said asked the “girl” to do the same, saying “it wouldn’t be wrong if nobody finds out.”
During the course of the investigation, it was learned that Myers’ cellphone had hundreds of images containing child pornography as well as a tablet containing thousands of videos of child pornography. Some of the videos allegedly contained children around the age of 2.
Myers was given a $25,000 cash bond in Racine County Circuit Court on Tuesday. A preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 1 at the Racine County Law Enforcement Center, 717 Wisconsin Ave., online court records show.
Mugshots: Racine County criminal complaints, Nov. 23
Today’s mugshots: Nov. 23
These are images of people charged with a crime in Racine County. Booking photos are provided by Racine County law enforcement officials. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted.
Oscar Y Leiva Garcia
Oscar Y Leiva Garcia, 1600 block of Prospect Street, Racine, operate motor vehicle while revoked, failure to install ignition interlock device, obstructing an officer.
Benjamin K Warner
Benjamin K Warner, 1100 block of Villa Street, Racine, obstructing an officer, misdemeanor bail jumping.
Trevor Gregory, Waukegan, Illinois, attempting to flee or elude an officer, drive or operate a vehicle without owner’s consent, concealing stolen property (less than $2,500), obstructing an officer, possession of THC, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Daniel J Myers
Daniel J Myers, 2000 block of Carlisle Avenue, Racine, possession of child pornography.
Cortez Kentrell Wise
Cortez Kentrell Wise, 1700 block of55th Street, Kenosha, possession of a firearm by adjudicated delinquent (firearm mandatory minimum enhancer), concealing stolen firearm (firearm mandatory minimum enhancer), possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18 (firearm mandatory minimum enhancer), concealing stolen property (less than $2,500), obstructing an officer.