Multi Agency Investigation Leads to Arrest of Rock Falls Man

On Wednesday, June 8th, Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 2 officials arrested Devon W. Summers, a 21-year-old male of Rock Falls, IL, for Production of Child Pornography (Class X Felony), Possession of Child Pornography (Class 2 Felony), Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (Class 2 Felony) and Grooming (Class 4 Felony).

In May 2022, ISP DCI initiated an investigation from a walk-in complaint for allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor.  A thorough investigation with the assistance of Rock Falls Police Department and the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office identified Summers as a suspect.

The Whiteside County State’s Attorney approved charges Production of Child Pornography (Class X Felony), Possession of Child Pornography (Class 2 Felony), Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (Class 2 Felony) and Grooming (Class 4 Felony). On June 8th, he was taken into custody. Bond for Summers was set at $100,000 (10% to apply).  Summers is lodged at the Whiteside County Jail.

The public is reminded all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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