Michael J. Cole, age 37, of 615 Willett Avenue, Dixon, Illinois, has been arrested on a Dixon Police Department arrest warrant. The warrant alleges 25 counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse for incidents in 2008 and 2009. In August, Dixon Police Department Detectives were contacted by a person who reported being sexually abused by Cole. After completing the investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for Cole’s arrest. Bond has been set at $100,000.00.
After obtaining the arrest warrant, Dixon Detectives located Cole and took him into custody. Cole has been processed on the charges. He was unable to post bond and was turned over to the Lee County Jail.
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