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Rape suspect being held in Winnebago County

Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

SYCAMORE – A 25-year-old Rockford man charged with raping an Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park resident was arrested by Rockford police Thursday, according to a DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Emilio G. Seay, of the 2100 block of 17th Avenue, Rockford, was caught by Rockford police and is currently being held at the Winnebago County Jail. He was charged May 23 with unlawful restraint and criminal sexual assault. He is being held on a failure-to-appear warrant for an aggravated battery charge that occurred in Winnebago County, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. 

If he is unable to post bond, he will be transferred to the DeKalb County Jail after the Winnebago County warrant is resolved. His bond was set at $250,000. He would need to pay $25,000 to be released. 

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