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Crime & Courts

Kingston man charged with predatory criminal sex assault

Bruce R. Best, 46, of Kingston
Bruce R. Best, 46, of Kingston

SYCAMORE – A 46-year-old Kingston man has been charged with seven counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child after police were told he’s had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.

If convicted, Bruce R. Best, of the 8600 block of Wolf Road, could face six to 30 years in prison. He’s also charged with six counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

The victim told police the sex acts happened in the 8400 block of Aldrich Road in Clare from the time the victim was 12 until April 2017, according to the release, which adds that an investigation is ongoing.

Best is in DeKalb County Jail and will have a bond hearing at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

– Christopher Heimerman

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