Rock Falls man faces sexual assault

January 4, 2019

MORRISON – A 58-year-old Rock Falls man is facing three felony charges after investigators say he sexually assaulted a woman 60 or older by forcing her to put her hand on his clothed groin.

Ronald L. Gray was arrested on a warrant around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Dixon Avenue in Rock Falls.

He is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, which is punishable by 3 to 7 years in prison, aggravated batter, punishable by 2 to 5 years, criminal sexual abuse, punishable by 1 to 3 years, and misdemeanor battery.

He made an initial appearance that day in Whiteside County Court, and was freed on a $50,000 recognizance bond. He has a preliminary hearing Jan. 14.

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