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Round Lake Heights man charged with trying to meet up with child for sex acts in Gages Lake

A Round Lake Heights man was arrested after he tried meeting up with a child for sex in Gages Lake, but the “child” was actually undercover detectives, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service concluded an investigation Tuesday. Julio Rojas, 61, of the 1800 […]

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Canadian man who was on McHenry County’s top 10 most wanted is convicted of sexually assaulting, abusing 2 children

A Canadian man, who was on McHenry County’s top 10 most wanted list, was convicted Thursday by a jury of sexually assaulting and abusing two children over the span of 13 years. Robert J. Gould, 56, of Nova Scotia, Canada, was charged in August 2017 with 10 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, three counts […]

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McHenry man charged with sexually assaulting, abusing 2 children multiple times in Barrington

A McHenry man is being held on a $1 million bond for sexually assaulting and abusing two children in Barrington on multiple occasions, according to prosecutors. Cameron A. Dabney, 21, of McHenry, was charged with six counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and two counts of criminal sexual abuse. Lake County […]

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Nurse charged with attempting to sexually assault disabled woman at assisted living facility in Lincolnshire

Prosecutors say a nurse was caught in the middle of attempting to sexually assault a woman, who is completely non-verbal, at an assisted living facility in Lincolnshire. Cristian Esteban, 23, of Des Plaines, was charged with attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault of a handicapped person and aggravated battery of a handicapped person. Lake County Assistant […]