A press release from the Woodstock Police Department:
Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child Arrest
On February 13th, 2019, the Woodstock Police Department’s Investigations Division was contacted by representatives from Woodstock School District 200 regarding a victim reporting to school staff that she had been the victim of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault.
A Woodstock Police Department detective met with members of a multi-disciplinary team including School District 200, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the McHenry County Child Advocacy Center (CAC), and the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.
The goal of the team was to provide services to the victim and to hold the alleged suspect
accountable for his actions.
The investigation revealed that a male family member of the victim had committed numerous acts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of Child to the victim.
Upon conferring with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office, numerous charges were approved against the suspect.
The suspect, Jose J. Vega, was taken into custody without incident on Thursday, February 14th.
He remains in custody at the McHenry County Jail at this time.
Due to the victim being a juvenile, no further information will be released.
Arrested Person: Jose J. Vega (M/W/31), 362 Railroad Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
- 3 Counts – Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child (Class X Felony)
- 1 Count – Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (Class 2 Felony)
- 1 Count – Sexual Exploitation of a child (Class 4 Felony)
- 2 Counts – Domestic Battery (Class A Misdemeanor)
Court Date: 02-20-19 @ 9:00 A.M., Bond: $200,000 (10% Applies)
The public is reminded that an arrest is not evidence of guilt and that all defendants in a criminal case
are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.