BATAVIA – A North Aurora man was charged with felony dissemination of nude images of a Batavia woman without her consent, according to court records and police reports.
Mark G. Deguzman, 29, of the 700 block of Lloyd Lane, North Aurora, was also charged June 26 with telephone harassment by continuing to call the woman’s phone number, making telephone calls with the intent to abuse, threaten or harass and making a comment that was intended to offend the woman, all misdemeanors, according to the charging documents.
Deguzman posted $300 bail or 10% of the $3,000 bond that was set. He is scheduled to appear in court July 9.
According to Batavia police reports released through a Freedom of Information Act request, the woman told police on June 7 that she had been receiving harassing calls and voice mail messages from Deguzman and texts that included nude images and profanities.
She told police that she had been called 13 times from Deguzman’s phone number on June 7 and six times from a restricted number she believed to be Deguzman, the report stated.
Deguzman had also sent images in the text message thread of another nude woman whom the victim thought might be his current girlfriend, the report stated.
He also sent a screen shot of a text conversation between Deguzman and another person that was sexual in nature, a total of eight messages in the thread, a mi of text and images, the report stated.
She “did not give Deguzman permission in any way to disseminate the photos, nor did (she) solicit any other nude photos of other persons,” the report stated.
The woman knew the number to be his because she had communicated with him via that number for years.
The woman told police she had reported problems with Deguzman in the past, that he was responsible for slashing the tires on her vehicle, but that he paid restitution for the damage.
Records show the woman filed court papers stating her intent to assert victim’s rights.
Non-consensual dissemination of a sexual image is a Class 4 felony, punishable by one to three years in prison and fines up to $25,000, if convicted.
The other three charges are Class B misdemeanors,punishable by up to 180 days in jail and fines of up to $1,500 on each count, if convicted
Kane County court record show Guzman was charged with misdemeanor battery in 2009, but it was not prosecuted. He was charged with misdemeanor assault in 2008, was found guilty, received a fine, community service and 11 months of supervision.
In 2007, court records show Guzman was charged with battery and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors. He pleaded guilty to the battery charge and the disorderly conduct charge was not prosecuted.
Court records show Guzman was also charged in 2008 with misdemeanor aggravated assault in a public place and disorderly conduct was transferred as part of the previous 2007 charge.