Breaking News Bar
updated: 10/6/2017 5:37 PM

Waukegan man jailed on charges of solicitation to meet a child

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Charles Reed, 34, of Waukegan is in the custody of the Lake County Illinois Jail on a $25,000 remand on one count of Solicitation to meet a child.

    Charles Reed, 34, of Waukegan is in the custody of the Lake County Illinois Jail on a $25,000 remand on one count of Solicitation to meet a child.

 
Daily Herald report

Charles Reed, 34, of Waukegan was in custody Friday on $25,000 bail on a charge of solicitation to meet a child. Waukegan police said a teen girl was approached about 8 a.m. Tuesday at Beach Road and Bertrand Lane as she waited for her school bus. Police said Reed gave the girl his phone number and asked her to send texts. Police were notified and on Wednesday, Waukegan police with and the Lake County State's Attorney's Office Cyber Crimes Division participated in a joint undercover operation. According to police, investigators posed as a juvenile female teenager and received a lewd image and request to meet from Reed. Police took Reed into custody without incident in the 3900 block of Bertrand Lane. He was held in the Lake County jail with a court date of Oct. 11.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.