Illinois State Police have announced the arrest of 54 year old Michael Anthony Rasmussen, of Troy. Rasmussen was charged Tuesday in Madison County with multiple alleged sex related crimes, including predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, attempted predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, six counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, and two counts of sexual exploitation of a child.
The charges stem from incidents that are alleged to have occurred from March 2013 through June 2015. The allegations against Rasmussen were brought to the attention of the Illinois State Police this past Sunday.
Rasmussen is currently being held in the Madison County jail on a $500,000 bond.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with further information about Rasmussen is asked to contact Illinois State Police Master Sergeant Mark Doiron at 346-3779.