Round Lake Beach resident charged with sexually abusing children in Antioch
ANTIOCH, Ill. - A former Antioch resident is facing several charges for sexually abusing children in the north suburban village.
Jose Mondragon, 47, was arrested at a campsite in the Zion area Wednesday and charged with five counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13, according to Antioch police.
He was also charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
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"Any crime against a child will be vigorously pursued and the offender relentlessly sought until found and behind bars," Antioch Police Chief Geoffrey Guttschow said in a statement. "Our detectives did a great job with investigating and ultimately taking Mondragon into custody."
Mondragon is being held at Lake County jail on a $1 million bond.