Man booked into Boone County Jail for sex offenses

By  | 

BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man from Hampshire, Illinois was arrested Friday for sex offenses tied to a months-long investigation.

Javier Ruiz, 42, has been charged with unlawful grooming.

Belvidere and Hampshire police executed warrant at a home in the 700 block of Bruce Drive around 9 a.m.

Ruiz was taken into custody without incident. He is being held at the Boone County Jail on a $25,000 (10%) bond.

The Boone County State’s Attorney’s Office will review the investigation, as additional charges are possible for Ruiz. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty by the court of law.