Steven Ruby – Repeat Sex Offender gets 13 years for Child Porn

“25% of all sex offenders re-offend within 15 years”
………Sarah Tofte


An Aurora man has been sentenced to prison for possessing child pornography he sought to distribute.

Steven Ruby, 44, of the 200 block of South LaSalle Street, Aurora, was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison possession of child pornography with intent to disseminate, the Kane County state’s attorney’s office said.

Ruby was convicted Feb. 22, Judge Tim Sheldon after a bench trial that concluded Jan. 28.

On April 27, 2005, parole agents making a routine visit found printed images of child pornography in Ruby’s bedroom, prosecutors said. Officers later then found printed images stored in aluminum cooking trays in his refrigerator and about 1,000 images of child pornography on his computer, prosecutors said.

Authorities also found more than 2,500 images and more than 100 movies of child pornography, prosecutors said. The images and movies depicted children as young as infants engaged in various sex acts, prosecutors said.

Ruby’s was convicted aggravated sexual abuse in Kendall County in 1989; failure to register as a sex offender in Kane County in 1998 and possession of child pornography with intent to disseminate in Kane County in 2001.

Ruby was given credit for 1,094 days he has already spent in the Kane County jail.

“This sentence demonstrates the deplorable nature of child pornography,” said Assistant State’s Attorney Justin Fitzsimmons, who prosecuted the case.

13% of all new sex crimes is committed by someone
who is already on the sex offender registry
……….Sarah Tofte, Human Rights Watch

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