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25 years in prison for Island Lake man who sexually assaulted young girls after befriending them online

An Island Lake man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for befriending two children on social media, soliciting explicit photos from them and then sexually assaulting them. Ernesto Reynosa-Vasayez, 35, of Island Lake, was charged in June 2022 with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, three counts of criminal sexual assault, traveling […]

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18 years in prison for man convicted of possessing child pornography, accused of sexually assaulting child in Buffalo Grove

A man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in a case where he was charged with sexually assaulting a child and possessing child pornography in Buffalo Grove. Jason Akai, 48, of Oak Forest, was indicted by the grand jury in 2019 on two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault […]

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Island Lake man facing over a dozen charges for possessing, reproducing child pornography

An Island Lake man who was arrested for allegedly grooming a child online and sexually assaulting her is now facing new charges for reproducing child pornography, court records show. Ernesto Reynosa-Vasayez, 34, of the 4000 block of Newport Drive in Island Lake, was charged in June with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, three […]

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9 years in prison for Buffalo Grove woman convicted of raping child, producing child pornography

A Buffalo Grove woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child and producing child pornography. Kimberly Schubert, 46, of Buffalo Grove, was initially charged in May 2019 with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and two counts of child pornography. A grand […]

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Island Lake man held on $1 million bond for allegedly sexually assaulting child he groomed online

An Island Lake man is being held on a $1 million bond after he allegedly groomed a young child online and sexually assaulted her on two occasions, court documents allege. Ernesto Reynosa-Vasayez, 33, of the 4000 block of Newport Drive in Island Lake, was charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, three counts […]

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Waukegan school bus driver arrested for sexually assaulting child relative for several years

A Waukegan school bus driver was arrested and charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a child relative repeatedly over several years, prosecutors said. Richard Villanueva, 57, of Waukegan, was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13 and criminal sexual assault of a family member. Last Tuesday, a relative […]

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Police, FBI raid home of child sexual assault suspect near Grayslake

Police officers and FBI agents raided the home of a suspect near Grayslake Tuesday morning in an ongoing sexual assault investigation involving a child, officials said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Grayslake Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) conducted a search warrant in the 33100 block of North Sears Boulevard in Wildwood, […]