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The Illinois State Police have arrested a Tower Hill man on two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. 54-year-old Chris L. Williams of Tower Hill was arrested after the ISP Division of Criminal Investigation got a search warrant. Williams was taken into custody and is being lodged at the Shelby County jail on a $500,000 bond with 10% to apply.

 

On Thursday, additional charges of unlawful possession of weapons by a felon were filed against Williams. If convicted the Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse sentence range will be up to 3-7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.  The unlawful possession of weapons by a felon charge can get up to 2-5 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

 

The ISP DCI was assisted by the Pana Police Department, Shelby County State’s Attorney’s Office, and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with any further information on this crime and other crimes is encouraged to contact the ISP DCI by email at ISP.DCI.Zone05@Illinois.gov. 

 

 

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