Dixon man charged with sex assault

May 27, 2019

DIXON – A Dixon man accused of sexual assault is in Lee County Jail awaiting a bond hearing and initial appearance.

Tyler J. Wilhelm, 35, faces 4 to 15 years if convicted. He has no bond, pending a hearing Tuesday.

Wilhelm was arrested around 5 p.m. Friday, after an assault was reported, Dixon police said in a news release. No further details were provided.

According to Lee County Jail records, he is homeless.

He was convicted in 2014 of possession of a controlled substance, and in 2003 of burglary, both in Lee County.

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