Category Archives: Sexual Assault

Wheeling Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 16-Year-Old Girl

A Wheeling man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

According to police, the man, Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza, 24, of Wheeling, was charged with one count of criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Carvajal-Mendoza, in November 2013, allegedly provided alcohol to the girl until she was intoxicated, then drove her to an apartment complex where he sexually assaulted the girl as she went in and out of consciousness.

An excerpt from the September 26, 2014 myfoxchicago.com article titled “Police:  Wheeling man sexually assaulted 16-year-old girl“:

The incident was reported in August and Carvajal-Mendoza , arrested Thursday, “provided statements to detectives indicating his involvement,” according to police.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this alleged Illinois sexual assault can be found in a variety of media sources, including the myfoxchicago.com article mentioned above as well as the September 26 CBS Chicago article titled “Police:  Wheeling Man Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16.”

Sexual Assault Of Pregnant Woman Near Chicago State University

Additional details have been published with regard to the alleged sexual assault of a pregnant woman a few blocks from Chicago State University.

According to Chicago Police, the sexual assault happened at approximately 12:20 p.m. Wednesday (September 10, 2014) as a 24-year-old woman was at her car in the 9800 block of South Indiana.

At that time, an assailant put a steak knife to her throat and forced her to drive to a nearby alley.  After the man sexually assaulted the woman in the back seat of the car, he stole $160 from her, then locked her in the trunk, according to prosecutors.

The woman was able to escape from the trunk using a trunk release.

The assailant was arrested by Chicago Police Friday night.

He has been identified as Aaron T. Parks, 17, of Chicago.  He has been charged as an adult with aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated kidnapping, and armed robbery.

At the time of the attack, Parks was under house arrest and wearing an electronic monitoring device for attempting a similar assault in July.

An excerpt from the September 14, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “No bail for teen accused of sexually assaulting CSU student“:

Last July, Parks allegedly got into a woman’s car and held a gun to her stomach, Novy said. That victim managed to flee and call police, she said.

Parks also was found guilty as a juvenile in June of attempted armed robbery, Novy said. He is awaiting sentencing.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the September 13 myfoxchicago.com article titled “Teen charged with sexually assaulting CSU student.

Attempted Sexual Assault Of Teenage Girl In Chicago’s Brighton Park Neighborhood

There was an alleged attempted sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood (Chicago’s Southwest Side) early Saturday (August 16, 2014) morning.

According to a Chicago Police alert, the attempted sexual assault happened at approximately 3:50 a.m., as the girl slept in her bed.  A male assailant entered the house, located in the 4200 block of South Washtenaw, through an unlocked door.  The man then attempted to sexually assault the girl, but stopped the attempt and fled when he realized that the girl “was not in bed alone.”

Chicago Police ask those with information concerning the alleged attempted sexual assault and/or the assailant to contact Chicago Police detectives at (312) 747-8380.

Additional details can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 16, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Cops issue warning after man tries to sexually assault girl in bed” as well as the August 16 Chicago Sun-Times article, which has a description of the alleged assailant, titled “Police:  Person tried to sexually assault teenage girl in bedroom.”

Attempted Sexual Assault In Buffalo Grove, Illinois

There was an alleged home invasion and attempted sexual assault in Buffalo Grove, Illinois early Saturday morning, August 9, 2014.

Buffalo Grove Police were called to a condominium (Miller Creek) in the 1100 block of Miller Lane at approximately 4:00 a.m., after a woman woke up and found a man straddling her on her bed.  The assailant put his hands on the woman’s throat and twice tried to sexually assault her before she screamed, at which point the man fled.

The assailant entered the apartment through an unlocked patio door.

An excerpt from the August 12, 2014 abc7chicago.com article titled “Buffalo Grove woman reports intruder straddled her in bed“:

The offender is described as a white male between 30 and 40 years old with short, brown hair and a receding hairline. He’s about 5’9″ with an average build. 

The same man may be responsible for a similar attack in July in the same building, police said. The July attack had gone unreported, Buffalo Grove Commander Jim Newton said. 

Those with information concerning this alleged attempted sexual assault are asked to call Buffalo Grove detectives at (847) 459-2560.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the abc7chicago.com article mentioned above, as well as the August 12 CBS Chicago article titled “Buffalo Grove Woman Awakes To Find Strange Man Straddling Her.”

Two Teenage Girls Sexually Assaulted On Chicago’s South Side

There were two incidents of teenage girls being sexually assaulted this week on Chicago’s South Side.

According to Chicago Police, the first incident took place on Monday (July 28, 2014) in the 600 block of East 75th Street.  This incident involved a 16-year-old girl who was walking home, when a man approached her and tried to talk to her.  When the girl didn’t talk with the man, the man forced her into a nearby alley where he sexually assaulted her.

On Wednesday (July 30, 2014) a 19-year-old female was jogging sometime just after midnight in the 6500 block of South Artesian Avenue.  She was approached by a man who displayed a handgun, and he forced her into a gangway where he sexually assaulted her.

Those with information concerning either of these alleged sexual assaults are asked to call Chicago Police Area Central Detectives at (312) 747-8380.

Additional details and possible updates concerning these Chicago sexual assaults are seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 31 NBC Chicago article titled “2 Teens Sexually Assaulted on Chicago’s South Side.”