Steven A. Johnson, age 39, of Polo, Illinois, was arrested on February 10 th , 2020 in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue for Criminal Sexual Assault (Class 1 Felony) and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (Class 2 Felony).

The Dixon Police Department began the criminal investigation in November of 2019. Through the course of the investigation, the Dixon Police Department identified Johnson as the suspect. Investigators were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Johnson with a bond amount of $300,000.00 (10%) and he was taken into custody without incident. Johnson was processed and taken to the Lee County Law Enforcement Building after not being able to post the required bond.

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 $1,000.00 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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