Cook County Jail Individual in Custody Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child

Jan 19, 2018Press Release

A maximum security Cook County Jail individual in custody has been charged after an investigation found he indecently exposed himself during a visit in view of a child, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.

According to the investigation, on Jan. 10 individual in custody Devon McCaulley exposed himself and engaged in sexual misconduct while visiting with his girlfriend in Division 9, and a girl, who was with her family visiting another individual in custody, saw the act.

On Jan. 18. McCaulley, 26, was charged with sexual exploitation of a child in which the child is under 13, a class 4 felony. He is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing today at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse. If convicted of sexual exploitation of a child, in addition to the sentence imposed, McCaulley would also be required to register as sex offender for 10 years.

McCaulley has been in jail since February 2014, when he was ordered held without bond on a murder charge.

The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty by the government in a court of law.