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Rockford man charged with sexually assaulting a child

ROCKFORD (WREX) – A Rockford man is arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a child.

Douglas Valentine, 39 is charged with three counts of criminal sexual assault, one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and one count of criminal sexual abuse.

Valentine is accused of sexually assaulting a child under 17 years old.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office searched a home on the 1200 block of Blue Ridge Avenue in Rockford. They seized several electronics.

The sheriff’s office says more charges could come as the investigation continues.

Breane Lyga

Breane Lyga is the content manager at 13 WREX. She joined the team in 2015 as the 5, 6 and 10PM news producer after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She was 13 WREX’s assignment editor from 2017 to 2018.

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