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26-year-old Rockford man faces sexual abuse charges


A 26-year-old Rockford man has been charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse and Criminal Sexual Assault in DeKalb County.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office was contacted by DCFS in regard to a sexual abuse case in Cortland involving a 16-year-old victim. Twenty-six-year-old Matthew A. Simpson of Rockford was charged in the case and the Illinois Department of Corrections also put a hold on him for a parole violation.

Simpson was lodged in the DeKalb County Jail ahead of a bond hearing scheduled for April 3.

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