Charges against IceHogs Ross to be dropped: Reports

Staff Report 

‘Revenge porn’ charges against Blackhawks prospect and IceHogs player Garret Ross will be dropped in DeKalb County, according to Nick Burzych, a radio show host with

Although the case remains on the docket in DeKalb County court, reports indicate that Ross was in Michigan at the time he transmitted the images of a former partner meaning he cannot be charged in Illinois.

Charges could still be filed in Michigan, though as a misdemeanor with a maximum of 93 days in jail and a $500 fine.

Illinois’ revenge porn statute is a felony offense carrying punishments of up to 1-3 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.

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