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Como man faces charges for chats with child

July 18, 2013

An 18-year-old Lake Como man is accused of asking a 12-year-old boy, whom he met on Facebook, for naked pictures and sending the child a link to a pornographic website.

Matthew S. Rollie, N3326 Hickory Road, faces a felony charge of exposing a child to harmful material. He also faces misdemeanor charges of impersonating a peace officer and disorderly conduct.

The felony charge carries a maximum penalty of 3 1/2 years imprisonment.

According to the criminal complaint:

On June 3, police interviewed the boy about his relationship with Rollie. The child told police that he and Rollie regularly chat on Facebook and Rollie asks the child to send him pictures of his penis.

The boy said Rollie has sent him pictures of marijuana and offered to get the child the drug. The child told police that Rollie offered to videotape himself having sex with his girlfriend and to send the child the video.

Police reviewed the chat log between the victim and Rollie. During the chat, Rollie told the boy that he was a Delavan police officer and was off of work because he was hurt during an on-duty accident.

On June 23, the boy told police that he met Rollie on Facebook in January or February. The two met at the McDonald's in Lake Geneva in April or May.

After hanging out at the McDonald's, the boy and Rollie walked to the bathroom at Library Park. At the park, Rollie unsuccessfully attempted to call someone to buy marijuana.

Rollie also asked the child to expose himself, but the boy refused.