Equality Man Facing More Than 250 Counts of Sexual Assault

Harrisburg — A former Equality foster parent is facing over 250 Counts of Sexual Assault. According to Saline County Court records, Ronald Yarber facing 240 counts of Criminal Sexual Assault and 16 charges of Predatory Sexual Assault stemming from incidents that took place between 2004 and 2009. Yarber was a state Foster Care provider, but the alleged incidents are not believed to have been with any children under his care, according to reports from the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services. Yarber has been placed in the Saline County Jail and is being held on $250,000 bond pending a court appearance.