NEWS RELEASE - Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Case Number: #23-00177
Contact: Detective Chris Flynn
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
On Saturday, February 11, 2023 at approximately 5:25 A.M. Shiloh Officers were dispatched to the 1st block of Twin Oaks Drive in reference to a report of criminal sexual abuse. While responding to the residence, Officers located the suspect walking in the area. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Shiloh Police Department. During the investigation it was determined the suspect and the juvenile victim resided at the same residence. While at the residence, the victim indicated the suspect made sexual contact with her. The case was submitted to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.
On February 12, 2023 St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brian Kerr issued warrant #23CF0026301 for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, a Class 2 Felony, charging Demond L. Ross, 36, of the 800 block of 38th Street in East St. Louis, Illinois with the above crime.
The warrant was reviewed by St. Clair County Judge Alana Mejias who set Ross’ bond at $50,000.00 with 10% to apply. Ross is currently in custody at the St. Clair County Jail for want of bond.