Oswego man arrested for attempted sexual abuse in Sugar Grove

By on January 10, 2013

SUGAR GROVE—Jeffery D. Bernard, 51, of the 100 Block of St. George Lane in Oswego, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday. A warrant was issued for Bernard on Dec. 18, 2012, charging him with attempted criminal sexual abuse and battery stemming from an incident that took place last August.

The victim said that Bernard, on Aug. 13, 2012, followed her from her place of employment in Montgomery to a remote area in Sugar Grove. According to the report, Bernard stopped the victim and then made physical contact with her that was of a sexual nature. She was able to get away when another vehicle approached.

Bernard was taken to Kane County Jail, where he was held on $10,000 bail.