criminal sexual assault
Brothers File Lawsuit After Proviso West Cafeteria Monitor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Students
Two brothers, both students at a west suburban high school, have filed a lawsuit against the district and board of education, alleging they were both molested by a cafeteria monitor who has since been charged with the crime.
Andres Gamez, 33, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault of a family member under 18 and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under 5 years old, according to the McHenry County sheriff’s office.
Joi Taylor, 32, an employee of Proviso West High School in Hillside, is charged with criminal sexual assault in a position of authority, and indecent solicitation of a child, according to Hillside police.
Kane County officials said 29-year-old Christopher Lee was arrested Wednesday, and charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault, and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, all felonies
A west suburban police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a child for more than 10 years, officials announced Tuesday.
A woman was sexually assaulted on a Blue Line train bound for the Loop Monday afternoon, according to a newly issued alert from Chicago Police.
Chicago police have issued an alert after a woman was sexually assaulted last month on the North Side.
Tyler J. Smith, 18, was charged with criminal sexual assault with use of force, criminal sexual abuse and unlawful possession of cannabis, according to a statement from Winthrop Harbor police.
Maxime Fohounhedo, 30, has been charged with one count of criminal sexual assault and one count of criminal sexual abuse, police said.
A Chicago man has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of two women as they were leaving a night club last Halloween. Police are still searching for a second suspect.
A defense attorney tried unsuccessfully Thursday to convince a Lake County judge to reduce the sentence given to a Zion man convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman at a Waukegan party last December.
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.
Cook County prosecutors said 42-year-old Gerald Gaddy has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, criminal sexual assault, and aggravated battery. Gaddy allegedly had “inappropriate sexual contact” with three girls, ages 15, 16 and 17.
Prosecutors in Kane and DuPage counties charged Sosa in 2012 with multiple counts of criminal sexual assault involving 10- and 15-year-old family members. He is accused of raping, sodomizing and engaging in other sex acts with the female relatives in August 2012.
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.
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.
A west suburban man is free on bond and awaiting trial after being accused of sexually assaulting a young girl several times over a two-year period.
Ryan W. Dolan, 29, of Tinley Park, resigned Tuesday, a day after being charged with two counts of felony criminal sexual assault, according to Bremen High School District 228.
A Tinley Park High School teacher and coach posted bond Monday night, after appearing in court on charges of having sex with an underage female student.
Bond was set at $250,000 Monday afternoon for a Tinley Park High School teacher and coach who was arrested for having sex with an underage female student.