Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ILL-inois: Warden retires after report of convicted sexual predator living in her home

Man oh, man, where do we find these rascals who work in state government?

From ABC 7 Chicago:
Dixon Correctional Center warden Nedra Chandler has quit the post she held since 2005 just 24 hours after the ABC 7 I-Team reported she was living in a house with a convicted sexual predator.

Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer said on Tuesday afternoon that, "IDOC has been conducting a full investigation into Ms. Chandler, which began September 19, 2014, when she was immediately placed on Administrative Leave. She this morning notified IDOC of her decision to retire."

Chandler, 53, lived in the same Sterling, Ill., home as convicted sex offender Robert L. Swon. On Sept. 19, Swon was arrested on child pornography charges during a police raid on the two-story frame house. Police say they seized computer equipment from the home that contained sexually explicit images of children, some younger than 13.
Swon, 27, is being held in the Whiteside County Jail. He's been charged with four counts of child pornography and failing to register as a sexual offender. Swon is listed as a "sexual predator" on the Illinois State Police sex crimes web site.

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