A 22-year-old ex-con was arrested in Braidwood (Wednesday night) after allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old for five months.
Jason Escalante was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and one count of sexual exploitation of a child. When Escalante was arrested by authorities he had a 17-year-old girl in his car. Escalante is said to have sexually abused the 15-year-old from September to January. His bond was set at $200,000.