Dixon Man Facing Numerous Charges


Gary L. Troxell, age 75, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested on Monday, October 24th, in the 1300 block of Bonnie Avenue for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (2 counts), being a Class 2 Felony, Domestic Battery (Subsequent Offense), being a Class 4 Felony, and Domestic Battery, being a Class A Misdemeanor.

The Dixon Police Department was notified of the incident on October 24th, and began the criminal investigation. Through the course of the investigation, the Dixon Police Department identified Troxell as the suspect. Later that day, Investigators took Troxell into custody without incident. Troxell was processed and taken to the Lee County Law Enforcement Building where he was held in lieu of bond.

The Dixon Police Department was assisted in this investigation by the Lee County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center.

Chief Howell would like to remind citizens to report any suspicious activity to the Dixon Police Department at 288-4411 or to Crimestoppers at 1-888-Caught-U (1-888-228-4488). Callers do not have to leave their names and are eligible for rewards of up to $1000.00 with information leading to an arrest.

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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