Man taken into custody after alleged incident in Sugar Grove
Jeffery D. Bernard, 51, of the 100 block of St. George Lane, Oswego, was taken into custody by U.S. marshals today after a warrant was issued for him on Dec. 18, charging him with attempted criminal sexual abuse and battery after an incident in Sugar Grove.
According to a press release from the Sugar Grove Police Department, the victim has alleged that on Aug. 13, Bernard followed her from her place of employment in Montgomery to a remote area in Sugar Grove. According to the allegation, Bernard stopped her and then made physical contact with her that was of a sexual nature. She was able to get away when another vehicle approached, Sugar Grove police said.
Bernard is being held at the Kane County Jail on $10,000 bail.
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