Rantoul man facing more sex charges

Rantoul man facing more sex charges

URBANA — A Rantoul man already facing sex molestation charges in Champaign County was arraigned on additional sex-related counts Tuesday.

Hector Rosas, 50, who listed an address in the 1200 block of Sycamore Lane, was charged Tuesday with four counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse alleging sexual contact with two girls under the age of 13.

State's Attorney Julia Rietz said the alleged acts occurred in April 2011, and April and July 2013, at a home in Champaign. Rosas visited there because of his relationship with a relative of the girls.

One of the girls reported the alleged acts to a school employee, who contacted Champaign police, Rietz said.

Rosas was criminally charged in November with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child for allegedly molesting a different child under the age of 13 between the years of 2005 and 2008.

He is being held in the Champaign County Jail in lieu of $350,000 bond in both cases and is due back in court March 11.

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