Man apprehended in Mississippi


Officials awaiting extradition of Lara to Illinois

OREGON — The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office has apprehended a former local man wanted for predatory criminal sexual assault of a child following an incident in Ogle County in 2019.
On July 29, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office received information that Rocky D. Lara, 23, who had an outstanding 2019 Ogle County warrant for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child, was residing in Columbia, Mississippi. In cooperation with the Columbia Police Department, Lara was taken into custody on July 30.
Lara was transported to the Marion County Jail where he awaits extradition to Illinois.

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