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updated: 5/22/2013 6:33 PM

Man wanted in McHenry, Kane and Cook counties found in Milwaukee

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  • Brandon A. Williams

      Brandon A. Williams

Daily Herald staff report

A man wanted by the sheriff's offices in McHenry, Kane and Cook counties has been arrested, according to a news release.

Brandon A. Williams, 21, previously of Carpentersville, was charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and two counts of aggravated battery in McHenry County, along with one count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance in Kane County and driving with a suspended license in Cook County.

The Algonquin Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Williams in November 2012 after it was reported he sexually abused and choked a girl. Multiple attempts to locate him were unsuccessful, and he was added to the McHenry County sheriff's Top Ten most wanted list in December 2013.

On May 14, the McHenry County sheriff's office Apprehension Unit received information Williams was living in the Milwaukee area. Investigators located him and on Wednesday took him into custody with the help of U.S. Marshals.

Williams was take to the Milwaukee County jail and is awaiting extradition to Illinois. His bail was set at $50,000 in McHenry County, $50,000 in Kane County and $3,500 in Cook County.

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