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Indecent Solicitation Of A Child

(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

Marco Gomez, 27, is accused of arranging to meet with who he thought was a 14-year-old girl to have sex, but he was caught in a police sting, instead. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Police: Elgin Man Wanted To Meet 14-Year-Old For Sex

A northwest suburban man who thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl for sex last week was instead met by a Lake County Sheriff’s detective who had replied to his online ad for a “companion.”

07/09/2013

Aidan T. Lowry (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's website)

Man Solicited Young Girls For Sex On Facebook

A Northwest Side Forest Glen neighborhood man was charged Thursday with soliciting young girls for sex on Facebook.

10/22/2012

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Man Arrested For Soliciting Undercover Cop Posing As 14-Year-Old Girl

A Chicago man was arrested in south suburban Crete last week for arranging to meet and have sex with a 14-year-girl who turned out to be an undercover police officer.

01/16/2012

Louis Kostelaz

Man Caught In Sting Soliciting 12-Year-Old Girl

A man from west suburban Elmwood Park is charged with trying to solicit sex with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011