Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza (Credit: Wheeling Police)

Police: Wheeling Man Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

In November 2013, Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza, 24, of Wheeling provided alcohol to the girl until she was drunk, then drove her to an apartment complex, according to a statement from Wheeling police. Carvajal-Mendoza then sexually assaulted the girl while she was in and out of consciousness.

09/26/2014

Dennis Barnes (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Chicago Police Officer Accused Of Assaulting 9-Year-Old Girl

A Chicago Police officer is facing sexual abuse charges after he allegedly kissed and fondled a 9-year-old girl, then threatened her mother.

08/14/2014

Arthur Cox (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Deacon Allegedly Kissed Girl, 14; Gave Her Kama Sutra Book

A 66-year-old man Cook County prosecutors described as a “member of the clergy” allegedly gave a minor a copy of the Kama Sutra and said he kissed her because she was “shy” and he “wanted her to be more confident.”

07/25/2014

John Hays (Credit: Chicago Police)

Former Pastor Accused Of Molesting Boy For 6 Years

Chicago police said 57-year-old John Hays was arrested Thursday, charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Prosecutors said, when the abuse started, the victim was only 8 years old.

06/27/2014

Cardinal Francis George delivers a lecture at McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame on March 6, 2014. (Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)

Cardinal George To Be Questioned About Sex Abuse Cases

Archdiocesan spokesperson Colleen Dolan said George has sat for several rounds of such questioning, known as depositions. Dolan said lawyers for the alleged victims want a video record this time in the event that the Cardinal dies or is too ill to testify in court.

05/29/2014

Nicole Jacobsen (Photo submitted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office.)

Plea Deal Expected In Former Teacher’s Sex Abuse Case

A negotiated plea deal is being finalized in the case of a former teacher at West Oak Middle School in Mundelein who is accused of abusing a 14-year-old student four years ago.

05/08/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Alejandro Costilla, Jonathan Labe, Glenn Lapidus, Vaselin Minev face child sex abuse charges for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old boy they met through an ad the victim placed on Craigslist. (Booking photos)

Four Charged Sexually Abusing Child Met Through Craiglist Ad

The investigation began in August 2013 when police became aware of the advertisement on the Internet trading site in which the victim was soliciting sex, said Cmdr. Jay Parrott of the Evanston police department.

04/29/2014

Juan David Ferreras (Credit: Cicero Police)

Cicero Youth Minister Charged With Sexually Assaulting 6 Boys

Police in west suburban Cicero have charged a youth minister with multiple felonies in a sexual assault case involving at least six children, and authorities believe more victims might be out there.

04/09/2014

Isaac Kruspe (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

South Suburban Volunteer Coach Charged With Sex Abuse

A volunteer gymnastics coach at south suburban Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 — who was a former gymnastics state champion for the district — has been charged with sexually abusing a female student.

04/02/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Former Teacher Faces New Charges Of Sex With Student

Ryan Dolan, 29, was already facing aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges in Will County, stemming from a March 8 arrest in Tinley Park. Now, the former head wrestling coach has been charged with criminal sexual assault involving the same student in Orland Park.

03/28/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Ex-Teacher Accused Of Sex With Student May Leave State For New Job

Ryan Dolan, 29, of Tinley Park had resigned from his positions at the school on March 11. He was a faculty member since 2008 and taught history and was the varsity wresting coach, the freshman football coach and a former sophomore softball coach.

03/27/2014

David Lukowski (Credit: Lansing Police)

Man Facing Sex Abuse Charges Tied To Now-Closed Lansing Daycare

A Grant Park man was charged Monday with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, in connection with incidents that happened in the early ‘90s at a south suburban daycare center.

03/20/2014

Zale Hoddenbach (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Former Youth Counselor Convicted Of Raping Teen

Zale Hoddenbach was affectionately known as “Mr. Z” to the teenagers he counseled at the Logan Square Boys & Girls Club, but a jury branded Hoddenbach as someone more depraved, convicting him of raping a girl who sought his help in landing a job when she was 15.

02/21/2014

Kelvin Perry (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Waukegan Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Girl

The program director of a suburban children’s home was ordered held on a $250,000 bond Wednesday for allegedly having sex with a former teenage resident.

02/12/2014

Allen Hall (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cop Charged With Molesting Girl, And Later, Her Daughter

A veteran Chicago Police officer has been charged with molesting a minor girl years ago, and similarly attacking the victim’s 3-year-old daughter late last month.

11/07/2013

Kristin Miks, 32, is charged with sexual assault and sexual abuse of a girl under the age of 17. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Former School Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To Sex With Minor Girl

A former Woodland School bus driver was sentenced to extensive probation Thursday in a negotiated guilty plea to the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old girl.

10/18/2013

Julius Anderson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Rapist Gets Another 75 Years Behind Bars

A serial rapist who has already served 30 years in prison was sentenced to 75 more for sexually assaulting three women within months of his release from prison in 2009.

09/04/2013

Kristin Miks, 32, is charged with sexual assault and sexual abuse of a girl under the age of 17. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

School Bus Driver Charged With Sexual Assault Of Underage Girl

A north suburban school bus driver has been arrested for sexual assault and abuse of an underage girl, after the victim’s mother found messages describing their encounters.

05/15/2013

Valentin Lasco (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Fondling Girls On SW Side

A Brighton Park neighborhood man is facing multiple felony sexual abuse charges for allegedly fondling several girls on the Southwest Side since late February.

04/09/2013

Craig Tankson (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff)

McHenry Man Charged With Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse Of A Child

The arrest of Craig L. Tankson stemmed from an investigation that was initiated on March 18 by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the McHenry City Police Department.

04/05/2013

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