Alleged 31-year-old pedophile suspect arrested in Racine County in possession of child pornography.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
September 24, 2016
Racine, WI – On Thursday, the Racine County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) investigators conducted an undercover operation in Eastern Racine County and arrested an Illinois man with child pornography in his possession. David M. Baker, 31, of Wilmette, Illinois, who traveled to Racine County in order to exchange child pornography and engage in sexual activity with a 9-year-old girl was taken onto custody by the RCSD.
According to the Racine County criminal complaint, Baker had made arrangements to meet and exchange child pornography as well as engage in sexual activity with a juvenile who was actually a RCSD investigator posing as a child. Baker traveled to a pre-designated location where he was met by Sheriff’s investigators and was subsequently taken into custody.
Baker was taken to the Racine County Jail without incident and was booked on multiple felony charges. Baker is charged with one felony count for 2nd-degree sexual assault of a child, he is facing up to 40 years in prison and four felony counts for possession of child pornography, facing up to 25 years in prison for each count and up to $100,000 in fines for each count, if convicted on all counts. Baker is being held on a $100,000 cash bond and has a scheduled preliminary court hearing for September 28, according to court records.