Man from Georgia Arrested in Dixon on National Warrant


On February 5, 2023, the Dixon Police Department began an investigation into a report of missing juvenile. During the course of investigation Tyree M. Childres, age 24, of Georgia, was identified as a suspect.

The juvenile was subsequently located and officers took Childres into custody on a nationwide warrant out of Georgia for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Upon further investigation, Childres was charged with the following:

(6) Counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child, Class X Felonies, (1) Count of Aggravated Kidnapping, a Class X Felony, (1) Count of Grooming, a Class 4 Felony.

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

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

If anyone recognizes the subjects or has information, they are asked to contact the Dixon Police Department at 815-288-4411, or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-Caught-U (1-888-228-4488.) Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible up to $1000.00 reward

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