Jonesboro Man Arrested on Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges

Jonesboro Man Arrested on Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges

A Jonesboro man was arrested Tuesday by Illinois State Police on three sexual abuse charges.

ISP Division of Criminal Investigation  Zone 7 officials say 58-year-old Charles Mills was arrested for two counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault – a Class X Felony, Criminal Sexual Assault – Victim under age 13 – a Class X Felony and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse – Victim under the Age of 13 – a Class 2 felony.

On Dec. 15, 2020, ISP DCI Zone 7 was requested by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to investigate allegations of sexual abuse. After conducting an extensive investigation, DCI Zone 7 and agents from the Illinois Attorney General’s office executed a search warrant on Jan. 6, 2021 at a home in Jonesboro. An arrest warrant was obtained, and Mills was arrested Tuesday and taken to Jackson County Jail where he’s currently being held on $250,000 bond, 10% to apply.

No additional information is being released at this time. 

Anyone with additional information regarding possible illegal conduct by Mills is asked to call ISP DCI Zone 7 at 618-845-3740, Extension 281.