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posted: 11/3/2013 2:21 PM

McHenry man accused of sexually abusing two minors

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Daily Herald staff report

A McHenry man faces charges of sexually abusing two minors, according to a news release from the McHenry County sheriff's office.

Thomas R. McAuliffe, 55, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse after the minors reported to police that he had sexually abused them on numerous occasions between 2009 and 2012.

Investigators from the sheriff's office say they believe more victims may exist.

An investigation is ongoing and any victims or anyone with information is urged to contact investigators at (815) 334-4750.

McAuliffe's bail was set at $40,000. According to the McHenry County sheriff's website, McAuliffe posted bail and was released shortly after his arrest.

A court date is scheduled for Nov. 15.

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