criminal sexual assault

Greg Bogacz. (Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Halloween Sexual Assaults, Second Suspect Still At Large

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.

11/12/2014

Christopher Colin (Booking Photo)

Judge Upholds Sentence For Convicted Waukegan Rapist

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.

10/31/2014

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

Gerald Gaddy (Credit: Chicago Police)

Simeon Track Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting Three Students

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.

07/23/2014

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Attorneys Wrangle Over Previous Allegations In Sex Abuse Case

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.

05/05/2014

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

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Naperville Man Charged With Repeatedly Molesting Underage Girl

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.

03/19/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Tinley Park Teacher Resigns After Arrest For Sex With Student

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.

03/13/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Tinley Park H.S. Coach Accused Of Sex Assault Released On Bail

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.

03/11/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Tinley Park H.S. Teacher/Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting 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.

03/10/2014

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

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

Two More Victims Accuse Woodstock Man Of Sexual Assault

A northwest suburban man already charged with sex-related crimes against several women he met on Craigslist was charged Monday with attacking two more victims.

02/11/2014

Amber Kraus, 30, of Mundelein. (Credit: Grayslake Police)

Former Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault Of Student

Kraus was arrested this fall and charged with sexual assault of a student between the ages of 13 and 17 at her former home in Grayslake.

12/13/2013

Jose E. Reyes (Mundelein Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Girl

Charges of sexual assault and child pornography have been filed against a Chicago man who allegedly abducted a 3-year-old north suburban girl in September, then returned her a short time later.

11/08/2013

Bridgette Miller

Teacher Charged With Having Sex With Student

A criminal court judge effectively removed 39-year-old Bridgette Miller from the classroom, by barring her from any contact with the student, witnesses, or anyone else under the age of 18.

08/10/2013

Alejandro Flores, a former priest and convicted pedophile, was taken into custody by federal agents after his release from prison on Aug. 5, 2013. He was deported to Bolivia the next day. (Photo from U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement)

Convicted Pedophile Priest Deported To Bolivia

In 2004, Alejandro Flores, a priest in the Diocese of Joliet, befriended a then-7-year-old boy while a seminarian at St. Mary’s Church in West Chicago, and had repeated sexual contact with him over a five-year period.

08/07/2013

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

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

John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Stroger Hospital Doctor Accused Of Assaulting Patients

An arrest warrant has been issued for a doctor from Chicago’s Stroger Hospital, on allegations he sexually assaulted two patients during gynecological exams.

05/02/2013

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