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Hearing Monday for Dixon man accused of sexually abusing a child

May 19, 2019

DIXON – After a 6-month investigation, police arrested a 46-year-old Dixon man accused of sexually abusing a child younger than 13.

Jason E. Johnson, arrested Friday, is in Lee County jail on $150,000 bond, charged with four counts of predatory sexual assault of a child and five counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Depending on the circumstances of the crime, Johnson faces at least 6 to 60 years in prison on each count in the first charge, and 3 to 7 years on each of the other five counts.

He has an initial appearance Monday in Lee County Court.

No further details were available over the weekend.

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