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Crime & Courts

Lee man accused of sexual assault

WATERMAN – An 18-year-old Lee man was charged Monday with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl last month in rural Waterman, authorities said.

Justin D. Swanson, of the 1300 block of Woodland Drive in Lee, was charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual assault and unlawful restraint, according to a news release from the DeKalb County
Sheriff’s Office. If convicted of the most serious charge, he would be sentenced to between six and 30 years in prison.

His bond was set at $300,000, the release states.

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