Rockford man arrested on sexual assault charge

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ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR)-- A 48-year-old man faces multiple counts of criminal sexual assault to a family member and predatory criminal assault regarding an incident from July of 2018.

The investigation began with the Rockford Police Department, but the sensitive crimes unit eventually identified Ricky Pickett as the suspect according to the Rockford Police Department press release .

"The Winnebago County State's Attorney reviewed the case and issued a warrant for Pickett's arrest," the release said. "Picket was taken into custody on Saturday, January 11, 2020."