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Man charged with sexual assault in Rockford

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A man is indicted on sexual assault charges in Winnebago County.

The Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office says Zachery Michael Sanders, 30, is charged with criminal sexual assault.

The alleged assault happened on Dec. 29, 2018 when Rockford Police were called to the incident.

The charge carries a sentencing range of 6 to 30 years in prison followed by 3 years of probation.

Sanders will appear before Hon. Brendan Maher at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 23 in courtroom D of the Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center.

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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